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Page 610 - How art thou fallen from heaven, oh Lucifer, son of the morning...
Page 196 - O, what a fall was there, my countrymen ! Then I, and you, and all of us fell down, Whilst bloody treason flourish'd over us. O, now you weep, and I perceive you feel The dint of pity : these are gracious drops. Kind souls, what weep you when you but behold Our Caesar's vesture wounded?
Page 269 - Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations; they set up their ensigns for signs. 5 A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees. 6 But now they break down the carved work thereof at once with axes and hammers.
Page 548 - ... feet. But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land? Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
Page 545 - But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him ; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.
Page 366 - When you see the rowers of that nation you may at once make up your mind that every one of them is an arch-pirate ; with such wonderful unanimity do all at once command, obey, teach, and learn their one chosen business of brigandage. For this reason I ought to warn you to be more than ever on your guard in this warfare.
Page 89 - By aught than Romans Rome should thus be laid ? She who was named Eternal, and arrayed Her warriors but to conquer — she who veiled Earth with her haughty shadow, and displayed, Until the o'er-canopied horizon failed, Her rushing wings — Oh ! she who was Almighty hailed ! LXXXV.
Page 352 - a noticeable man," one who would at once attract attention even from those who casually beheld him, so richly have the will of God and the plan of nature endowed his person with gifts corresponding to his completed prosperity. His character is such that not even the detraction which waits on kings can lessen the praises bestowed upon it. If you...
Page 549 - Great tribulations produced great virtues, and the blood of the martyrs was the seed of the church.
Page 363 - I am set among the long-haired hordes, That daily I am bound to bear the stream of German words, That I must hear, and then must praise with sorrowful grimace (Disgust and approbation both contending in my face), Whate'er the gormandizing sons of Burgundy may sing, While they upon their yellow hair the rancid butter fling? Now let me tell you what it is that makes my lyre be dumb: It cannot sound when all around barbarian lyres do hum. The sight of all those patrons tall (each one is seven feet high),...