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Page 23 - The Greek Testament: with a critically revised Text; a Digest of Various Readings; Marginal References to verbal and Idiomatic Usage; Prolegomena; and a Critical and Exegetical Commentary. For the Use of Theological Students and Ministers, By HENRY ALFORD, DD, Dean of Canterbury. Vol. I., containing the Four Gospels.
Page 32 - Tis brightness all; save where the new snow melts Along the mazy current. Low, the woods Bow their hoar head ; and, ere the languid sun, Faint from the west, emits his evening ray, Earth's universal face, deep-hid and chill, Is one wild dazzling waste, that buries wide The works of man.
Page 32 - Through the hush'd air the whitening shower descends, At first thin wavering ; till at last the flakes Fall broad, and wide, and fast, dimming the day With a continual flow.
Page 22 - HECUBA. Recommended in the Guide to the Choice of Classical Books, by JB Mayor, MA, Professor of Classical Literature at King's College, late Fellow and Tutor of St. John's College, Cambridge. " Mr. Sidgwick has put on the title-pages of these modest little volumes the words 'Rugby Edition/ but we shall be much mistaken if they do not find a far wider circulation.
Page 32 - Let me shake off th' intrusive cares of day, And lay the meddling senses all aside. Where now, ye lying vanities of life! Ye ever-tempting ever-cheating train!
Page 32 - Father of light and life, thou Good Supreme ! O teach me what is good ; teach me Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit; and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure; Sacred, substantial, never-fading bliss...
Page 32 - tis midnight deep. The weary clouds, Slow-meeting, mingle into solid gloom. Now, while the drowsy world lies lost in sleep, Let me associate with the serious Night, And Contemplation her sedate compeer; Let me shake off the' intrusive cares of day, And lay the meddling senses all aside.