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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volym 21–22
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1856
Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volym 9–10
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1850
Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volym 33–34
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1862
appear beauty become believe better brought called cause character Christian Church civil conscience course death desire divine doubt duty earth ecclesiastical effect England evidence existence expression eyes face fact faith feel force Free friends give given hand hath head hear heart hold hope human interest Italy king known labour land leave less light live look Lord manner matter means mind minister nature never object once opinion passed persons poem poor present principle question readers reason received reference Reformation regard remarkable respect Scotland seems soul speak spirit stand surely tell thee things thou thought tion true truth turn volume whole write
Sida 53 - Come away, come away, death, And in sad cypress let me be laid ; Fly away, fly away, breath ; I am slain by a fair cruel maid. My shroud of white, stuck all with yew, O, prepare it ! My part of death, no one so true Did share it.
Sida 149 - No coward soul is mine, No trembler in the world's storm-troubled sphere : I see Heaven's glories shine, And faith shines equal, arming me from fear. O God, within my breast, Almighty, ever-present Deity ! Life — that in me has rest, As I — undying Life — have power in thee ! Vain are the thousand creeds That move men's hearts : unutterably vain ; Worthless as withered weeds, Or idlest froth amid the boundless main...
Sida 209 - With how sad steps, O moon, thou climb'st the skies! How silently, and with how wan a face! What! may it be that even in heavenly place That busy archer his sharp arrows tries?
Sida 213 - O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hie jaeet ! Lastly, whereas this book, by the title it hath, calls itself The First Part of tlie General History of the World...
Sida 95 - A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye ; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky...
Sida 340 - The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life.
Sida 273 - Fair Quiet, have I found thee here, And Innocence, thy sister dear? Mistaken long, I sought you then In busy companies of men: Your sacred plants, if here below, Only among the plants will grow; Society is all but rude To this delicious solitude. No white nor red was ever seen So amorous as this lovely green. Fond lovers, cruel as their flame, Cut in these trees their mistress
Sida 274 - PRISON WHEN Love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at the grates; When I lie tangled in her hair And fettered to her eye, The birds that wanton in the air Know no such liberty. When flowing cups run swiftly round With no allaying Thames, Our careless heads with roses bound, Our hearts with loyal flames...
Sida 208 - Why wilt thou ever scare me with thy tears, And make me tremble lest a saying learnt, In days far-off, on that dark earth, be true? 'The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.