The picture gallery of the nations

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Religious Tract Society, 1870

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Стр. 65 - While sea-born gales their gelid wings expand To winnow fragrance round the smiling land. But small the bliss that sense alone bestows, And sensual bliss is all the nation knows. In florid beauty groves and fields appear, Man seems the only growth that dwindles here. Contrasted faults through all his manners reign ; Though poor, luxurious; though submissive, vain; Though grave, yet trifling; zealous, yet untrue; And e'en in penance planning sins anew.
Стр. 70 - There is a glorious city in the sea; The sea is in the broad, the narrow streets, Ebbing and flowing; and the salt sea-weed Clings to the marble of her palaces. No track of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates! The path lies o'er the sea, Invisible: and from the land we went, As to a floating city — steering in, And gliding up her streets, as in a dream...
Стр. 150 - Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man seeking goodly pearls : who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.
Стр. 180 - Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.
Стр. 180 - Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and Who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink ; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.
Стр. 119 - And he will be a wild man ; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him ; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.
Стр. 126 - His dress baffled all description. The ground of his robes was white ; but he was so covered with jewels of an extraordinary size, and their splendour, from his being seated where the rays of the sun played upon them, was so dazzling, that it was impossible to distinguish the minute " parts which combined to give such amazing brilliancy to his whole figure.
Стр. 261 - Scenes from the Life of St. Paul, and their Religious Lessons. By Rev. JS HOWSON, DD, Dean of Chester. Imperial 8vo. 6s. handsomely bound.
Стр. 19 - I could not get to read the Bible." " Could not get to read the Bible! how is that?" said Mr. C. The reason was soon ascertained ; there was no copy to which she could gain access, either at her own home, or among her friends, and she was accustomed to...
Стр. 193 - The farmer seemed thunderstruck ; but when, by a few questions, he had assured himself of the fact that the former bugbear of the border stood before him, now meek and lamb-like in his whole deportment, he lifted up his eyes, and exclaimed, "O God, what a miracle of thy power ! what cannot thy grace accomplish...

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