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Page 32 - My days among the Dead are past; Around me I behold, Where'er these casual eyes are cast, The mighty minds of old: My never-failing friends are they, With whom I converse day by day.
Page 262 - WHEN Israel went out of Egypt, The house of Jacob from a people of strange language ; Judah was his sanctuary, And Israel his dominion.
Page 263 - Praise the Lord from the earth, ye dragons and all deeps. Fire and hail, snow and vapour, stormy wind fulfilling his word. Mountains and all hills, fruitful trees and all cedars. Beasts and all cattle, creeping things, and flying fowls. Kings of the earth, and all people ; princes, and all judges of the earth. Both young men and maidens, old men and children. Let them praise the name of the Lord : for his name alone is excellent, his glory is above the earth and heaven.
Page 34 - ANGLO-SAXONICA.— Selections, in Prose and Verse, from •^*- Anglo-Saxon Literature, with an Introductory Ethnological Essay, and Notes, Critical and Explanatory. By Louis F. KLIPSTEIN, of the University of Giessen.
Page 492 - You have given me praise for having reflected faithfully in my Poems the feelings of human nature. I would fain hope that I have done so. But a great Poet ought to do more than this: he ought, to a certain degree, to rectify men's feelings, to give them new compositions of feeling, to render their feelings more sane, pure, and permanent, in short, more consonant to  JUNE 1802 nature, that is, to eternal nature, and the great moving spirit of things.
Page 310 - The English Language in its Elements and Forms. With a History of its Origin and Development. Abridged from the Octav
Page 485 - Thence what the lofty grave tragedians taught In chorus or iambic, teachers best Of moral prudence, with delight received In brief sententious precepts, while they treat Of fate, and chance, and change in human life, High actions, and high passions best describing : Thence to the famous orators repair, Those ancient, whose resistless eloquence Wielded at will that fierce democratic, Shook the arsenal, and fulmined over Greece To Macedon and Artaxerxes...
Page 29 - Here is a man at Keswick, who acts upon me as my own ghost would do. He is just what I was in 1794.