The Durham University Journal, Volume 1

University of Durham., 1879

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Page 2 - And moan the expense of many a vanish'd sight. Then can I grieve at grievances foregone, And heavily from woe to woe tell o'er The sad account of fore-bemoaned moan, Which I new pay as if not paid before. But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, All losses are restored and sorrows end.
Page 2 - When to the sessions of sweet silent thought I summon up remembrance of things past, I sigh the lack of many a thing I sought, And with old woes new wail my dear time's waste...
Page 3 - WEARY of earth, and laden with my sin, I look at heaven and long to enter in : But there no evil thing may find a home : And yet I hear a voice that bids me
Page 3 - It is the voice of Jesus that I hear, His are the hands stretched out to draw me near, And His the blood that can for all atone, And set me faultless there before the throne.
Page 8 - If from any point without a circle two straight lines be drawn, one of which cuts the circle, and the other touches it ; the rectangle contained by the whole line which cuts the circle, and the part of it without the circle, is equal to the square of the line which touches it.
Page 8 - And thus I call the effects of Nature the works of God, Whose hand and instrument she only is ; and therefore to ascribe His actions unto her, is to devolve the honour of the principal agent upon the instrument ; which if with reason we may do, then let our hammers rise up and boast they have built our houses, and our pens receive the honour of our writings.
Page 12 - Prelector of St. John's College, Cambridge. AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON MECHANICS. For the Use of the Junior Classes at the University and the Higher Classes in Schools.
Page 4 - And some have found the world is vain, Yet from the world they break not free; And some have friends who give them pain, Yet have not sought a friend in thee...
Page 16 - Testament!,' with 90 wood-cuts beautifully engraved. Crown 8vo. half bound morocco, 1(. Is. A few copies printed entirely on India paper, 2J. 2s. THE DANCE OF DEATH, exhibited in fifty-five elegant Engravings on Wood, with a Dissertation on the several Representations of that Subject; more particularly on those attributed to MACABER and HOLBEIN, by FRANCIS DOUCE, FSA 8vo.
Page 10 - What a fool, quoth he, am I, thus to lie in a stinking Dungeon, when I may as well walk at liberty ! I have a Key in my bosom called Promise, that will, I am persuaded, open any Lock in Doubting Castle. Then said Hopeful, That's good news; good Brother, pluck it out of thy bosom and try.

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