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Page 298 - It shall even be as when an hungry man dreameth, and, behold, he eateth; but he awaketh, and his soul is empty: or as when a thirsty man dreameth, and, behold, he drinketh; but he awaketh, and, behold, he is faint, and his soul hath appetite: so shall the multitude of all the nations be, that fight against mount Zion.
Page 256 - Christ, and as. sure unto ourselves a glorious and happy eternity. OCTOBER XXVI. The End of Summer* THE last rays of the summer sun now fall feebly on the earth : every thing is changed : that country which so lately bloomed in verdant beauty and blushing charms, is becoming poor, withered, and barren. We no longer see the trees rich in blossom, nor the spring gay with verdure; the magnificence of summer displayed in a thousand variations of colours, whose...
Page 8 - Hence proceed the different colours of the rainbow : they are seven in number, and appear in the following order; red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. These colours appear the more vivid as the clouds which are behind are darker, and the drops of rain fall closer. The drops...
Page 197 - Put not your trust in princes, nor in the sons of men, in whom there is no help ; but repose on the Rock of Ages, your Saviour, and your God.
Page 240 - These vessels gradually enlarge in size, till they form very large tubes, which return the blood back to the right ventricle of the heart. The blood is then propelled into the pulmonary artery, which disperses it through the lungs by innumerable small branches. It is there exposed to the action of the air, is afterwards received by the pulmonary veins, and by them is conveyed to the left auricle of the heart. This contracts, and sends it into the left ventricle, which, also contracting, pushes it...