Second Class Book: Principally Consisting of Historical, Geographical, and Biographical Lessons : Adapted to the Capacities of Youth, and Designed for Their Improvement : Intended for the Use of Schools

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Dorr & Howland, 1829 - Geography - 222 pages

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Page 63 - But after long abstinence, Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss. 22 And now I exhort you to be of good cheer: for there shall be no loss of any man's life among you, but of the ship.
Page 58 - And darkness and doubt are now flying away ; No longer I roam in conjecture forlorn. So breaks on the traveller, faint, and astray, The bright and the balmy effulgence of morn. See Truth, Love, and Mercy, in triumph descending, And nature all glowing in Eden's first bloom ! On the cold cheek of Death smiles and roses are blending, And Beauty immortal awakes from the tomb.
Page 65 - But the centurion, willing to save Paul, kept them from their purpose and commanded that they which could swim, should cast themselves first into the sea, and get to land, and the rest, some on boards, and some on broken pieces of the ship. And so it came to pass, that they escaped all safe to land.
Page 64 - And while the day was coming on, Paul besought them all to take meat, saying, This day is the fourteenth day that ye have tarried and continued fasting, having taken nothing. Wherefore I pray you to take some meat : for this is for your health : for there shall not an hair fall from the head of any of you.
Page 172 - Away, away, through the wide, wide sky, The fair blue fields that before us lie : Each sun with the worlds that round us roll, Each planet poised on her turning pole, With her isles of green, and her clouds of white, And her waters that lie like fluid light.
Page 64 - For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am and whom I serve, saying "Fear not, Paul, thou must be brought before Caesar; and lo! God hath given thee all them that sail with thee.
Page 28 - Than those of age, thy forehead wrapp'd in clouds, A leafless branch thy sceptre, and thy throne A sliding car, indebted to no wheels, But urged by storms along its slippery way, I love thee, all unlovely as thou seem'st, And dreaded as thou art!
Page 65 - And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness : for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.
Page 62 - Augustus' band. 2 And entering into a ship of Adramyttium, we launched, meaning to sail by the coasts of Asia, one Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us. 3 And the next day we touched at Sidon. And Julius courteously entreated Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself.
Page 64 - Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.

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