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Página 146 - ... they were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword, they wandered about in sheep-skins and goat-skins, being destitute, afflicted, tormented, (of whom the world was not worthy,) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens, and caves of the earth.
Página 61 - In the Spring a fuller crimson comes upon the Robin's breast ; In the Spring the wanton lapwing gets himself another crest ; In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove ; In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.
Página 143 - The Lord thee keeps, the Lord thy shade on thy right hand doth stay: The moon by night thee shall not smite, nor yet the sun by day.
Página 130 - FOR the strength of the hills we bless thee, Our God, our fathers' God ! Thou hast made thy children mighty, By the touch of the mountain sod. Thou hast fix'd our ark of refuge, Where the spoiler's foot ne'er trod ; For the strength of the hills we bless thee, Our God, our fathers
Página 143 - I to the hills will lift mine eyes, from whence doth come mine aid, My safety cometh from the Lord, who Heaven and Earth hath made.
Página 42 - O zarte Sehnsucht, süßes Hoffen! Der ersten Liebe goldne Zeit! Das Auge sieht den Himmel offen, es schwelgt das Herz in Seligkeit. O daß sie ewig grünen bliebe, die schöne Zeit der jungen Liebe! Wie sich schon die Pfeifen bräunen! Dieses Stäbchen tauch' ich ein: sehn wir's überglast erscheinen, wird's zum Gusse zeitig sein.
Página 60 - While souls are wandering far and wide, And curses swarm on every side ? No — rather steel thy melting heart To act the martyr's sternest part, To watch, with firm unshrinking eye, Thy darling visions as they die, Till all bright hopes and hues of day Have faded into twilight grey.
Página 305 - I and my love wont to gae ! 1 leaned my back unto an aik ; I thought it was a trusty tree ; But first it bowed, and syne it brak...
Página 150 - Pharisees, who builded the tombs of the prophets and garnished the sepulchres of the righteous...
Página 154 - It is a lesson which Genius too, and Wisdom of every kind must learn, that its kingdom is not of this world. It must learn to know this, and to be content that this should be so, to be content with the thought of a kingdom in a higher less transitory region. Then peradventure may the saying be fulfilled with regard to it, that he who is ready to lose his life shall save it.

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