THE ISLAND WORLD OF THE PACIFIC: BEING THE PERSONAL NARRATIVE AND RESULTS OF TRAVEL THROUGH THE SANDWICH OR HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, AND OTHER PARTS OF POLYNESIA.

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Page 205 - Wisdom and spirit of the universe ! Thou soul that art the eternity of thought, That givest to forms and images a breath And everlasting motion, not in vain By day or star-light thus from my first dawn Of childhood didst thou intertwine for me The passions that build up our human soul...
Page 160 - Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
Page 345 - Eternal HOPE ! when yonder spheres sublime Pealed their first notes to sound the march of Time, Thy joyous youth began — but not to fade. — When all the sister planets have decayed ; When...
Page 228 - The tear forgot as soon as shed, The sunshine of the breast : Theirs buxom health, of rosy hue, Wild wit, invention ever new, And lively cheer, of vigor born ; The thoughtless day, the easy night, The spirits pure, the slumbers light, That fly th
Page 268 - I have burned part of it in the fire ; yea, also I have baked bread upon the coals thereof ; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it : and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination ? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree ? " He feedeth on ashes : a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, " Is there not a lie in my right hand...
Page 109 - There with its waving blade of green. The sea-flag streams through the silent water, And the crimson leaf of the dulse is seen To blush, like a banner bathed in slaughter...
Page 52 - Aloft, incumbent on the dusky air, That felt unusual weight ; till on dry land He lights, if it were land that ever burn'd With solid, as the lake with liquid fire...
Page 178 - So then, if while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress ; but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law, so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.
Page 90 - Lastly, (and which was not least) a great hope and inward zeall they had of laying some good foundation, or at least to make some way thereunto, for the propagating and advancing the gospell of the kingdom of Christ in those remote parts of the world; yea, though they should be but even as stepping-stones unto others for the performing of so great a work.
Page 358 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand; for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good...

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