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It's a shame the scanning is so uneven. every other page has the column of text closest to the spine marred by poor scanning technique. The content itself if otherwise good and very interesting, but frustratingly hard to read for sections due to the poor scanning.

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Page 440 - Who are these coming to the sacrifice? To what green altar, O mysterious priest, Lead'st thou that heifer lowing at the skies, And all her silken flanks with garlands drest?
Page 124 - Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne, — Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown, Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.
Page 380 - Oh, ever thus, from childhood's hour, I've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower But 'twas the first to fade away ; I never nursed a dear gazelle, To glad me with its soft black eye, But when it came to know me well, And love me, it was sure to die.
Page 241 - Christian truth, is in its rudiments or in its separate parts to be found in heathen philosophies and religions. For instance, the doctrine of a Trinity is found both in the East and in the West ; so is the ceremony of washing ; so is the rite of sacrifice. The doctrine of the Divine Word...
Page 11 - Come, bring with a noise, My merry, merry boys, The Christmas log to the firing ; While my good dame, she Bids ye all be free, And drink to your hearts
Page 24 - And he said unto them, I am an Hebrew; and I fear the Lord, the God of heaven, which hath made the sea and the dry land.
Page 91 - The first thing which I remember as an event in life, was being taken by my nurse to the brow of Friar's Crag on Derwentwater ; the intense joy, mingled with awe, that I had in looking through the hollows in the mossy roots, over the crag, into the dark lake, has associated itself, more or less, with all twining roots of trees ever since.
Page 58 - We beg leave to state that we decline to return communications which, for any reason, we do not print; and to this rule we can make no exception.
Page 94 - The rule of the road is a paradox quite : When you meet those who travel along, If you go to the left, you are sure to go right...

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