Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood

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Library of Alexandria, 1867
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Page 258 - Their stops and chords was seen ; his volant touch, Instinct through all proportions low and high, Fled and pursued transverse the resonant fugue.
Page 150 - And from this chasm, with ceaseless turmoil seething As if this earth in fast thick pants were breathing. A mighty fountain momently was forced...
Page 307 - NEW PRINCE, NEW POMP. BEHOLD a silly tender Babe, In freezing winter night, In homely manger trembling lies ; Alas, a piteous sight ! The inns are full, no man will yield This little Pilgrim bed ; . But forced He is with silly beasts, In crib to shroud His head.
Page 304 - Lamb of God before all worlds behight — How can we thee requite for all this good? Or what can prize that thy most precious blood?
Page 344 - Must He then be distrusted ? Shall His frame Discourse with Him why thus and thus I am ? He made the Angels thine, thy fellows all ; Nay even thy servants, when devotions call. Oh ! canst thou be so stupid then, so dim, To seek a saving* influence, and lose Him ? Can...
Page 322 - No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink ; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment...
Page 305 - Him first to love that us so dearely bought, And next our brethren, to his image wrought. Him first to love great right and reason is, Who first to us our life and being gave, And after, when we fared had...
Page 320 - It is not the being rich that is wrong, but the serving of riches, instead of making them serve your neighbour and yourself — your neighbour for this life, yourself for the everlasting habitations. God knows it is hard for the rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven ; but the rich man does sometimes enter in ; for God hath made it possible.
Page 324 - ... what shall we eat, and what shall we drink, and wherewithal shall we be clothed?
Page 307 - Th' Idee of his pure glorie present still Before thy face, that all thy spirits shall fill With sweete enragement of celestiall love, Kindled through sight of those faire things above.

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