The Saturday Magazine, Volume 16

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J. W. Parker, 1840

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Page 159 - Daughters; but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases...
Page 96 - Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
Page 122 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven ; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
Page 30 - To clear this doubt, to know the world by sight, To find if books, or swains, report it right, (For yet by swains alone the world he knew, Whose feet came wandering o'er the nightly dew...
Page 11 - geology, in the magnitude and sublimity of the objects of which it treats, undoubtedly ranks, in the scale of the sciences, next to astronomy...
Page 7 - The Lord of all, himself through all diffused, Sustains, and is the life of all that lives. Nature is but a name for an effect, Whose cause is God.
Page 171 - As if here were those cooler shades of love. Can such delights be in the street And open fields, and we not see't ? Come we'll abroad : and let's obey The proclamation made for May...
Page 120 - Commerce tends to wear off those prejudices which maintain distinction and animosity between nations. It softens and polishes the manners of men. It unites them by one of the strongest of all ties, the desire of supplying their mutual wants.
Page 45 - One alone, the red-breast, sacred to the household gods, wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, in joyless fields and thorny thickets, leaves his shivering mates, and pays to trusted man his annual visit. Half afraid, he first, against the window beats; then brisk alights on the warm hearth; then hopping o'er the floor, eyes all the smiling family askance, and pecks and starts and wonders where he is; till more familiar grown, the table crumbs attract his slender feet.
Page 13 - And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the nations: both the cormorant and the bittern shall lodge in the upper lintels of it; their voice shall sing in the windows; desolation shall be in the thresholds; for he shall uncover the cedar work.

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