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Página 3 - ... and that, could we draw aside the mysterious curtain which shrouds it from our senses, we might there see a theatre of as many wonders as astronomy has unfolded, a universe within the compass of a point so small, as to elude all the powers of the microscope, but where the wonder-working God finds room for the exercise of all His attributes, where He can raise another mechanism of worlds, and fill and animate them all with the evidences of His glory.
Página 8 - For the structure that we raise, Time is with materials filled; Our to-days and yesterdays Are the blocks with which we build.
Página 3 - I tread on ; the other redeems it from all its insignificance, for it tells me that in the leaves of every forest, and in the flowers of every garden, and in the waters of every rivulet, there are worlds teeming with life, and numberless as are the glories of the firmament.
Página 13 - Und hinein mit bedächtigem Schritt Ein Löwe tritt Und sieht sich stumm Rings um Mit langem Gähnen Und schüttelt die Mähnen Und streckt die Glieder Und legt sich nieder.
Página 9 - Yet I doubt not through the ages one increasing purpose runs, And the thoughts of men are widened with the process of the suns.
Página 4 - He was a cynic ! By his life all wrought Of generous acts, mild words, and gentle ways ; His heart wide open to all kindly thought, His hand so quick to give, his tongue to praise ! He was a cynic ! You might read it writ In that broad brow, crowned with its silver hair ; In those blue eyes, with childlike candour lit, In that sweet smile his lips were wont to wear...
Página 13 - Daraus rennt Mit wildem Sprunge Ein Tiger hervor. Wie der den Löwen erschaut, Brüllt er laut, Schlägt mit dem Schweif Einen furchtbaren Reif Und recket die Zunge, Und im Kreise scheu Umgeht er den Leu Grimmig schnurrend, Drauf streckt er sich murrend Zur Seite nieder.
Página 9 - Here die I, Richard Grenville, with a joyful and quiet mind, for that I have ended my life as a true soldier ought to do, that hath fought for his country, queen, religion, and honour...
Página 3 - ... in the flowers of every garden, and in the waters of every rivulet, there are worlds teeming with life, and numberless as are the glories of the firmament. The one has suggested to me...
Página 3 - That lies in old wood like a hare in her form ; With teeth or with claws it will bite or will scratch, And chambermaids christen this worm a deathwatch ; Because like a watch it always cries click ; Then woe be to those in the house who are sick : For, as sure as a gun, they will give up the ghost, If the maggot cries click when it scratches the post.

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