The Life of Joseph Addison Alexander, Volume 1

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Page 87 - ... his eyes. Now, Lycidas, the shepherds weep no more; Henceforth thou art the Genius of the shore, In thy large recompense, and shalt be good To all that wander in that perilous flood.
Page 12 - My heart is smitten, and withered like grass ; so that I forget to eat my bread. By reason of the voice of my groaning my bones cleave to my skin. I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.
Page 134 - Thy life a long dead calm of fix'd repose; No pulse that riots, and no blood that glows. Still as the sea, ere winds were taught to blow, Or moving spirit bade the waters flow; Soft as the slumbers of a saint forgiv'n, And mild as op'ning gleams of promis'd heav'n.
Page 301 - What man is he that feareth the Lord? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.
Page 301 - The troubles of my heart are enlarged: O bring thou me out of my distresses.
Page 319 - sit up late,' and ' eat the bread of carefulness...
Page 217 - To clear this doubt, to know the world by sight, To find if books, or swains, report it right, (For yet by swains alone the world he knew, Whose feet came wandering o'er the nightly dew...
Page 301 - Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness
Page 301 - HEAR me when I call, O God of my righteousness : thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
Page 8 - While yet a boy I sought for ghosts, and sped Through many a listening chamber, cave and ruin, And starlight wood, with fearful steps pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead.

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