The universal instructor, or, Self-culture for all, Band 1


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Seite 438 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Seite 531 - ... until I come and take you away to a land like your own land, a land of corn and wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of oil olive and of honey, that ye may live, and not die: and hearken not unto Hezekiah, when he persuadeth you, saying, The LORD will deliver us. Hath any of the gods of the nations delivered at all his land out of the hand of the king of Assyria...
Seite 565 - Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.
Seite 565 - Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day.
Seite 132 - And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord : wherefore it is said, "Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord." And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Seite 65 - ... no philologer could examine the Sanskrit, Greek, and Latin, without believing them to have been sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists.
Seite 169 - Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very heaven ! — Oh ! times, In which the meagre, stale, forbidding ways Of custom, law, and statute, took at once The attraction of a country in Romance...
Seite 467 - Hezekiah hearkened unto them, and shewed them all the house of his precious things, the silver, and the gold, and the spices, and the precious ointment, and all the house of his armour, and all that was found in his treasures : there was nothing in his house, nor in all his dominion, that Hezekiah shewed them not.
Seite 106 - It can be proved by the evidence " of language, that before their separation the Aryans " led the life of agricultural nomads — a life such as " Tacitus describes that of the ancient Germans. " They knew the arts of ploughing, of making roads, " of building ships, of weaving and sewing, of erecting " houses ; they had counted at least as far as one " hundred. They had domesticated the most impor...
Seite 15 - Dutch manlike, but withal very harsh, as one ready at every word to pick a quarrel. Now we in borrowing from them, give the strength of consonants to the Italian, the full sound of words to the French...

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