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Page 73 - I argue not Against heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask? The conscience, friend, to have lost them overplied In liberty's defence , my noble task (0.
Page 84 - 14 years ago ( whether in the body I cannot tell, or whether out of the body I cannot tell, God knoweth ) such an one caught up to the third heaven.
Page 152 - the wicked came upon me like a wide breaking in of waters; in the desolation they rolled themselves upon me Then the waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul, the proud waters had gone over our soul
Page 481 - By myself have I sworn , saith the Lord, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son; I will
Page 24 - delight, to move men to take that goodness in hand, which, without delight, they would fly as from a stranger; and teach, to make them know that goodness whereunto they are moved; which is the noblest scope to which ever any learning was directed
Page 347 - destroy the righteous with the wicked? And the Lord said , if I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes
Page 97 - Amor, tenendo Mio core in mano, e nelle braccia avea Madonna, involta in un drappo dormendo. Poi la svegliava, e d'esto core ardendo Lei paventosa umilmente pascea; Appresso gir lo ne vedea piangendo.
Page 481 - bless thee, and multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven , and as the sand on the sea-shore.