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Page 74 - Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.
Page 140 - And while they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, he said unto them ; Have ye here any meat ? And they gave him a piece of a broiled fish, and of an honey-comb. And he took it and did eat before them.
Page 74 - What then I was. The sounding cataract Haunted me like a passion : the tall rock, The mountain, and the deep and gloomy wood, Their colours and their forms, were then to me An appetite ; a feeling and a love, That had no need of a remoter charm, By thought supplied, nor any interest Unborrowed from the eye.
Page 65 - His eye kindles at the sight, and balancing himself, with half-opened wings on the branch, he watches the result. " Down, rapid as an arrow from heaven, descends the distant object of his attention, the roar of its wings reaching the ear as it disappears in the deep, making the surges foam around ! At this moment the...
Page 65 - Eagle rapidly advances, and is just on the point of reaching his opponent, when, with a sudden scream, probably of despair and honest execration, the latter drops his fish : the Eagle, poising himself for a moment, as if to take a more certain aim, descends like a whirlwind, snatches it in his grasp ere it reaches the water, and bears his ill-gotten booty silently away to the woods.
Page 81 - Yet there is something to be said on the other side of the question.
Page 34 - Our tender plants, how blows the citron grove, What drops the myrrh, and what the balmy reed, How nature paints her colours, how the bee Sits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.
Page 140 - WHEN Solomon was reigning in his glory, Unto his throne the Queen of Sheba came (So in the Talmud you may read the story). Drawn by the magic of the monarch's fame, To see the splendors of his court, and bring Some fitting tribute to the mighty king.
Page 139 - Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is much like the smell of Lebanon.
Page 140 - Besides, the Queen had heard (which piqued her most) How through the deepest riddles he could spy ; How all the curious arts that women boast Were quite transparent to his piercing eye ; And so the Queen had come — a royal guest — To put the sage's cunning to the test.

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