Autumnal Leaves, Or, Tints of Memory and Imagination

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Smith, Elder & Company, 1837 - 204 pages

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Page 161 - Cras hoc fiet." Idem eras fiet. " Quid, quasi magnum Nempe diem donas ?" Sed cum lux altera venit, Jam eras hesternum consumpsimus : ecce aliud eras Egerit hos annos, et semper paulum erit ultra.
Page 95 - Light that makes things seen, makes some things invisible, were it not for darkness and the shadow of the earth, the noblest part of the creation had remained unseen, and the stars in heaven as invisible as on the fourth day, when they were created above the horizon with the sun, or there was not an eye to behold them.
Page 164 - Tis pleasant, through the loopholes of retreat, To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls a soft murmur on the uninjured ear.
Page 84 - Nothing is proof against the general curse Of vanity, that seizes all below. The only amaranthine flower on earth, Is virtue : the only lasting treasure, truth.

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