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Page 275 - And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.
Page 485 - To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Page 485 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground •which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the...
Page 485 - We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion.
Page 95 - I shall begin to travel only where the journals give me light ; resolving to deal in nothing but fact authenticated by Parliamentary record, and to build myself wholly on that solid basis.
Page 562 - Bright is her hue, and Geraldine she hight; Hampton me taught to wish her first for mine, And Windsor, alas, doth chase me from her sight. Her beauty, of kind; her virtues, from above; Happy is he that can obtain her love.
Page 518 - THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL, Published under the Direction of the Central Committee of the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, for the Encouragement and Prosecution of Researches into the Arts and Monuments of the Early and Middle Ages.
Page 384 - Convocation, and published by the King's Authority. An Original. (Cot. Libr. Cleop. E. 9.) UENHY THE EIGHT, by the Grace of God, King...
Page 567 - I never saw my lady lay apart Her cornet black, in cold, nor yet in heat, Sith first she knew my grief was grown so great ; Which other fancies driveth from my heart, That to myself I do the thought reserve, The which unwares did wound my woeful breast ; But on her face mine eyes might never rest. Yet since she knew I did her love and serve, Her golden tresses clad alway with black, Her smiling looks that hid thus evermore, And that restrains which I desire so sore.
Page 207 - It has two fairs, one on the feast of the nativity of St. John the Baptist, and the...

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