The Perth magazine of knowledge and pleasure, Volume 1

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Page 109 - Man that is born of a woman Is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : He fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
Page 339 - While, lightly poised, the scaly brood In myriads cleave thy crystal flood; The springing trout in speckled pride, The salmon, monarch of the tide; The ruthless pike, intent on war, The silver eel, and mottled par. Devolving from thy parent lake, A charming maze thy waters make, By bowers of birch and groves of pine, And hedges flower'd with eglantine.
Page 291 - And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me very low, and thou art one of them that trouble me: for I have opened my mouth unto the LORD, and I cannot go back.
Page 367 - The doctor being troubled in his mind, went away, and returned into England, and coming to the court, obtained another commission ; but, staying for a wind on the water-side, news came to him that the queen was dead : and thus God preserved the Protestants of Ireland.
Page 242 - Vieville, two soldiers of the guard, who were my father's creatures, enter the college. They were armed, and came, without doubt, to rescue me by force wherever they should find me. They gave my father a relation of what had happened to me ; and eight days afterwards I received a letter from him, in which he expressed the fears he had suffered on my account, and advised me to continue in Paris, since the prince I served was not at liberty to quit it.
Page 262 - Looks beautiful, because it's nigh to heaven, But we ne'er think how sandy's the foundation, What storm will batter, and what tempest shake us ! Who's there?
Page 165 - Cohu had their minds wholly set upon riches, for which reason the beautiful Hilpa preferred Harpath to Shalum, because of his numerous flocks and herds, that covered all the low country which runs along the foot of Mount Tirzah, and is watered by several fountains and streams breaking out of the sides of that mountain.
Page 361 - ... of a later date, and which preferve their pyramidal form entire. Some have been fo far mouldered down by time, as to have no other appearance of a crater than a fort...
Page 167 - It flourishes as a mountain oak, or as a cedar on the top of Tirzah, which in three or four hundred years will fade away, and never be thought of by posterity, unless a young wood springs from its roots. Think well on this, and remember thy neighbour in the mountains.
Page 85 - ... furface of them was not quite fo blue and fmooth, but had the appearance of very white wool ; and where this cloudy ocean, as I may call it, touched the fhore, it feemed to foam like billows breaking on *he more.

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