The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 57

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Leavitt, Throw and Company, 1862
 

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Page 480 - Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
Page 297 - Sirs, why do ye these things ? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, Who made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein : Who in times past suffered all nations to walk in their own ways.
Page 527 - She walks the waters like a thing of life, And seems to dare the elements to strife.
Page 361 - Wish MINE be a cot beside the hill; A bee-hive's hum shall soothe my ear; A willowy brook that turns a mill, With many a fall shall linger near. The swallow, oft, beneath my thatch Shall twitter from her clay-built nest; Oft shall the pilgrim lift the latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest. Around my ivied porch shall spring Each fragrant flower
Page 357 - There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men : a man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it : this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
Page 236 - ... famille? Que mon fils n'oublie jamais les derniers mots de son père, que je lui répète expressément : Qu'il ne cherche jamais à venger notre mort.
Page 276 - To flinch from modern varnish, coat or flounce, Cry out for togas and the picturesque, Is fatal, — foolish too.
Page 446 - Troubled on every side, yet not distressed ; perplexed, but not in despair ; persecuted, but not forsaken ; cast down, but not destroyed ; always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus.
Page 258 - Yes, I am proud; I must be proud to see Men not afraid of God afraid of me: Safe from the Bar, the Pulpit, and the Throne, Yet touched and shamed by ridicule alone.
Page 188 - Platforms supported upon tall piles stand in the middle of the lake, which are approached from the land by a single narrow bridge. At the first the piles which bear up the platforms were fixed in their places by the whole body of the citizens, but since that time the custom...

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