The History of Cottingham ... (Google eBook)

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J.W. Leng, 1861 - 112 pages
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Page 69 - He spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon, even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall; lie spake also of beasts and of
Page 95 - As the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.- See
Page 29 - too, Vathek ! England-s wealthiest son Once form-d thy paradise, as not aware When wanton wealth her mightiest deeds hath done Meek peace, voluptuous lures was ever wont to shun. Here didst thou dwell, here schemes of pleasure plan Beneath yon
Page 70 - Full often too Our wayward intellect, the more we learn Of nature, overlooks her Author more ; From instrumental causes proud to draw Conclusions retrograde, and mad mistake. But if His Word once teach us, shoot a ray,
Page 71 - In the pure fountain of eternal love, Has eyes indeed ; and viewing all she sees As meant to indicate a God to man, Gives him his praise, and forfeits not her own.
Page 17 - ancient barons clad in arms, And stern with conquest, from their tyrant king, (Then rendered tame) did challenge and secure The charter of thy freedom. Pass not on Till thou hast bless-d their memory, and paid
Page 44 - idly rove, But simple truth be on our tongue, And in our hearts be love. And grant that to Thine honor, Lord, Our daily toil may tend,
Page 71 - Learning has borne such fruit in other days On all her branches ; piety has found Friends in the friends of science, and true pray-r Has
Page 111 - If he that receiveth a prophet, in the name of a prophet, shall receive a prophet-s reward,
Page 17 - honor-d name, Go call thy sons ; instruct them what a debt They owe their ancestors, and make them vow To pay it, by transmitting down entire

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