The American Preceptor: Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and Speaking : Designed for the Use of Schools

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Evert Duyckinck, 1817 - Readers - 228 pages

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Page 28 - will give them the good of the land of Egypt; and they shall eat the fat of the land. 28. And the spirit of Jacob was revived when he heard these tidings; and he said, My son is yet alive; I will go and see him before 1 die. And
Page 196 - No more shall nation against nation rise, Nor ardent warriors meet with hateful eyes, Nor fields with gleaming steel be cover'd o'er, The brazen trumpets kindle rage no more; But useless lances into scythes shall bend, And the broad falchion in a ploughshare end. 11. Then palaces shall rise ; the joyful son, Shall finish what his
Page 70 - unto me, Seal up those things which the seven thunders uttered, and write them not. 3. And the angel, whom I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth, lifted up his hand to heaven, and ' sware by Him who liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things
Page 223 - When thou didst hate him worst, thou lov'dst him better Than ever thou lov'dst Cassius. Bru. Sheathe your dagger; Be angry when you will, it shall have scope; Do what you will, dishonor shall be humor. Oh Cassius, you are yoked with a lamb, That carries anger, as the flint bears fire;
Page 75 - of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance. For these causes, the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me. 10. Having therefore obtained help from God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both
Page 70 - therein are, and the earth, and the things which therein are, and the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer. But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound} the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.
Page 223 - Oh Cassius, you are yoked with a lamb, That carries anger, as the flint bears fire; . Which, much enforced, shows a hasty spark, And straight is cold again. Cos. Hath Cassius liv'd To be but mirth and laughter to his Brutus, When grief and blood
Page 221 - mind upon your health—tempt me no farther, Bru. Away, slight man! Cas. Is it possible ? Bru. Hear me, for I will speak. Must I give way and room to your rash choler 1 Shall I be frighted when a madman stares ? Cas. Must I endure all this ? Bru. All this
Page 195 - The sick and weak the healing plant shall aid, From storms a shelter, and from heat a shade; All crimes shall cease, and ancient fraud shall fail, Returning justice lift aloft her scale, Peace o'er the world her olive wand extend, And white rob'd innocence from heav'n descend.
Page 197 - And boys in flow'ry bands the tyger lead; The steer and lion at one crib shall meet, And harmless serpents lick the pilgrim's feet; The smiling infant in his hand shall take The crested basilisk and speckled snake Pleas'd, the green lustre of their scales survey, And with their forky tongues shall innocently play. 15. Rise,

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