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Nimmo, 1874 - 412 páginas
 

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Página 306 - There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid.
Página 223 - A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food: For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles.
Página 228 - There daily I wander as noon rises high, My flocks and my Mary's sweet cot in my eye. How pleasant thy banks and green valleys below, Where wild in the woodlands the primroses blow ; There oft as mild ev'ning weeps over the lea, The sweet-scented birk shades my Mary and me.
Página 111 - With prospects bright upon the world he came, Pure love of virtue, strong desire of fame ; Men watched the way his lofty mind would take, And all foretold the progress he would make.
Página 246 - Many hearts deplored The fate of those old trees ; and oft with pain The traveller, at this day, will stop and gaze On wrongs, which Nature scarcely seems to heed : For sheltered places, bosoms, nooks, and bays, And the pure mountains, and the gentle Tweed, And the green silent pastures, yet remain.
Página 372 - Eye hath not seen, nor Ear heard, neither hath it entered into the Heart of Man, to conceive the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
Página 254 - Thou wilt find thy comrade soon enough. There, take and eat." Mary ate, and found the fruit more sweet than any she had ever tasted in her life before ; and Andres, and the race, and the prohibition of her parents, were entirely forgotten. A stately woman, in a shining robe, came towards them, and asked about the stranger child. " Fairest lady," said Mary, " I came running hither by chance, and now they wish to keep me.

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