Chips from a German Workshop: Essays chiefly on the science of language with index to vols 3 & 4

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C. Scribner's sons, 1876

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Page 287 - What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence or in truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
Page 239 - Him songs of praise. 2 Convinced that He is God alone, From whom both we and all proceed ; We, whom He chooses for His own, The flock that He vouchsafes to feed. 3 O enter then His temple gate, Thence to His courts devoutly press ; ( And still your grateful hymns repeat, And still His name with praises bless.
Page 64 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
Page 238 - FROM Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral strand; Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.
Page 239 - Messiah's name. 4 Waft, waft, ye winds, His story; And you, ye waters, roll, Till, like a sea of glory, It spreads from pole to pole ; Till, o'er our ransomed nature, The Lamb for sinners slain, Redeemer, King, Creator, In bliss returns to reign.
Page 188 - A milkmaid who poised a full pail on her head, Thus mused on her prospects in life, it is said : Let me see, I should think that this milk will procure One hundred good eggs or fourscore, to be sure. Well, then, stop a bit, it must not be forgotten, Some of these may be broken, and some may be rotten ; But if twenty for accident should be detached, It will leave me just sixty sound eggs to be hatched. Well, sixty sound eggs no, sound chickens I mean : Of these some may die...
Page 239 - Him songs of praise. 2 Convinced that he is God alone, From Whom both we and all proceed ; We, whom He chooses for His own, The flock that He vouchsafes to feed. 3 O enter then His temple gate, Thence to His courts devoutly press; And still your grateful hymns repeat, And still His name with praises bless.
Page 446 - If the Science of Language has proved anything, it has proved that conceptual or discursive thought can be carried on in words only.
Page 264 - ... helps and improvements secured by one mission are freely placed at the command of all. The large body of missionaries resident in each of the presidency towns, form missionary conferences, hold periodic meetings, and act together on public matters. They have frequently addressed the Indian government on important social questions involving the welfare of the native community, and have suggested valuable improvements in existing laws.
Page 470 - We might think as well of changing the laws which control the circulation of our blood, or of adding an inch to our height, as of altering the laws of speech, or inventing new words according to our own pleasure.

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