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Page 32 - Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied, for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant* sung; Silence was pleased: now...
Page 41 - Long ago, In the deer-haunted forests of Maine, When upon mountain and plain Lay the snow, They fell, - those lordly pines! Those grand, majestic pines! Mid shouts and cheers The jaded steers, Panting beneath the goad, Dragged down the weary, winding road Those captive kings so straight and tall. To be shorn of their streaming hair, And, naked and bare, To feel the stress and the strain Of the wind and the reeling main, Whose roar Would remind them for evermore Of their native forests they should...
Page 127 - Speak gently to the little child, Its love be sure to gain ; Teach it, in accents soft and mild : It may not long remain.
Page 25 - Emblems of Jesus; or, Illustrations of Emmanuel's Character and Work. 3. Life Thoughts of Eminent Christians. 4. Comfort for the Desponding ; or, Words to Soothe and Cheer Troubled Hearts. 5. The Chastening of Love: Words of Consolation for the Christian Mourner. By JOSEPH PARKER, DD, Manchester. 6. The Cedar Christian, and other Practical Papers: By the Rev. THEODORE L.
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Page 2 - The Cruise of the Betsey ; or, A Summer Ramble among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides. With Rambles of a Geologist ; or, Ten Thousand Miles over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland.
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