The two brothers

R. Groombridge, 1837 - 99 páginas

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Página 7 - THESE, as they change, ALMIGHTY FATHER, these Are but the varied God. The rolling year Is full of THEE. Forth in the pleasing Spring THY beauty walks, THY tenderness and love. Wide flush the fields ; the softening air is balm ; Echo the mountains round ; the forest smiles ; And every sense, and every heart is joy.
Página 95 - My father, my father, the chariots of Israel and the horsemen thereof!
Página 82 - Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till, by broad spreading, it disperse to nought.
Página 39 - I am old enough to have seen and observed that we are all playthings of fortune, and that it depends upon something as insignificant and precarious as the tossing up of a halfpenny whether a man rises to affluence and honours, or continues to his dying day struggling with the difficulties and disgraces of life.
Página 98 - Education and instruction are the means, the one by use, the other by precept, to make our natural faculty of reason both the better and the sooner able to judge rightly between truth and error, good and evil.
Página 10 - The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.
Página 65 - Cowards die many times before their deaths ; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear ; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come, when it will come.
Página 14 - But war's a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at.
Página 12 - Because there is none other that fighteth for us, but only thou, O God.
Página 61 - The' expanded waters gather on the plain : They float the fields, and overtop the grain; Then rushing onwards, with a sweepy sway, Bear flocks and folds and labouring hinds away.

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