Belgravia, Volume 7;Volume 17

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Pagina 195 - HARK ! hark, my soul ; Angelic songs are swelling O'er earth's green fields, and ocean's wave-beat shore: How sweet the truth those blessed strains are telling Of that new life when sin shall be no more. Angels of JESUS, Angels of light, Singing to welcome the pilgrims of the night. Onward we go, for still we hear them singing, " Come, weary souls, for JESUS bids you come...
Pagina 460 - The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions dare descry : Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy. Gay Hope is theirs, by Fancy fed, Less pleasing, when possest; The tear forgot as soon as shed, The sunshine of the breast...
Pagina 266 - Romeo; and, when he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night 25 And pay no worship to the garish sun.
Pagina 533 - O that I had wings like a dove : for then would I flee away, and be at rest.
Pagina 306 - But though it should happen that an author is capable of excelling, yet his merit may pass without notice, huddled in the variety of things, and thrown into the general miscellany of life. He that endeavours after fame by writing, solicits the regard of a multitude fluctuating in pleasures, or immersed in business, without time for intellectual amusements ; he appeals to judges prepossessed by passions or corrupted by prejudices, which preclude their approbation of any new performance.
Pagina 201 - It appeared to me pretty much like the embarkation of the wise men of Gotham, who went to sea in a bowl...
Pagina 177 - THE words of the Preacher, the son of David, king of Jerusalem.
Pagina 128 - But with all these assurances, we should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate...
Pagina 128 - It is certainly some consolation to those who are to be whirled at the rate of eighteen or twenty miles an hour, by means of a high pressure engine, to be told that they are in no danger of being sea-sick while on shore; that they are not to be scalded to death nor drowned by the bursting of the boiler; and that they need not mind being shot by the scattered fragments, or dashed in pieces by flying off, or the breaking of a wheel.

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