Poems and Essays, Том 1

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Стр. 223 - To be steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as we know that our labour is not in vain in the Lord.
Стр. 223 - Paul, that henceforth there is laid up for us a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give us at that day. 2 Tim. iv. 8. For we have the promise of him who is truth itself, and cannot deceive us, that, if we are faithful unto death, he will give us a crown of life.
Стр. 66 - And fancy scatters roses all around, What blissful visions rise ! In prospect bright Awhile they charm the soul : but scarce attain'd, The gay delusion fades. — Another comes, The soft enchantment is again renew'd, And youth again enjoys the airy dreams Of fancied good.
Стр. 9 - To Shakespeare's self, new charms, new force,, impart, — Bid unknown horrors shake the firmest soul, And unknown feelings melt the hardest heart ? Oft when his eye, with more than magic pow'r, Gave life to thoughts which words could ne'er reveal, The voice of praise awhile was heard no more,. All gaz'd in silence, and could only feel. Each thought suspended in a general pause, All shar'd his passions, and forgot their own ; 'Till, rous'd at length, in thunders of applause, Th' accordant dictates...
Стр. 90 - ... and all the world ? The young are too apt to fancy that the affections of their hearts will prove the...
Стр. 83 - ... and its pains ; unmixed happinefs or mifery not being the lot of this life, but referved for a future ftate. The happinefs of life muft then be eftimated by the proportion its joys bear to its...
Стр. 88 - At the first entrance into the world, when the imagination is active, the affections warm, and the heart a stranger to deceit, and consequently to suspicion, what delightful dreams of happiness are formed!
Стр. 3 - Before my eyes your fairy vifions fpread ! Alas ! thofe vifions charm no more, The pleafing dream of youth is o'er; Far other thoughts muft now the foul employ, It glows with other hopes, it pants for other joy.
Стр. 107 - The endeavour which it excites affords ftill higher pleafure; and when that endeavour is blefled with fuccefs, the benevolent heart will feel a real joy, to which its own fufferings Cannot render it infenfible. By every fuch exertion, the mind will gain new ftrength, and enjoy new pleafure; its native vigour, which forrow had...
Стр. 90 - ... the effects they may produce. The imagination has painted an object, which perhaps is not to be found in this world ; that object has been purfued in vain : but...

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