Private Life; Or, Varieties of Character and Opinion, Band 1


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Seite 60 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth ; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes : but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Seite 197 - tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it; What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted.
Seite 53 - tis not forbidden here : Amid the groves you may indulge the muse, Or tend the blooms, and deck the vernal year ; Or softly stealing, with your watery gear, Along the brooks, the crimson-spotted fry You may delude ; the whilst, amused, you hear Now the hoarse stream, and now the zephyr's sigh, Attuned to the birds, and woodland melody.
Seite 197 - But, let me whisper i' your lug, Ye're aiblins nae temptation. VII. Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman ; Tho' they may gang a kennin wrang, To step aside is human : One point must still be greatly dark, The moving Why they do it : And just as lamely can ye mark, How far perhaps they rue it.
Seite 37 - ... all those who are placed below the flight of fame, and who hear in the valleys of life no voice but that of necessity...
Seite 24 - The stately homes of England, How beautiful they stand, Amidst their tall ancestral trees, O'er all the pleasant land! The deer across their greensward bound, Through shade and sunny gleam; And the swan glides past them with the sound Of some rejoicing stream.
Seite 75 - Or in the starry regions, or th' abyss, To Reason's and to Fancy's eye display'd ; The first up-tracing from the dreary void, The chain of causes and effects to Him, The world-producing Essence, who alone Possesses being ; while the last receives The whole magnificence of heaven...
Seite 42 - But we are to rejoice with those that rejoice, and to weep with those that weep.

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