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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...
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adore Almighty angels beam behold beneath bids birth bless'd bliss boundless breast breath bright celestial cherub clouds dark death deep divine dread dust earth eternal ev'n ev'ry fair fate fear fire fix'd flame fool give glorious glory grave Hallelujah hand happy hast heart Heav'n heavenly hope hopes and fears hour human immortal kings light Lord lyre man's mercy mighty mighty hand mind mortal mourn Muse nature Nature's ne'er night nought o'er pain peace poison'd pow'r praise pride rage raptures reigns rise roll round sacred SATIRE OF JUVENAL scene seraph shade shalt shine sight silent sing skies smile song soul stamp'd sting stream sweet tempest thee thine thou thought throne toil tongue trembling truth Twas vex'd virtue voice waves whence wild wings wisdom wise wretch youth
Page 243 - tis madness to defer; Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life Procrastination is the thief of time ; Year after year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene.
Page 256 - LET observation, with extensive view, Survey mankind, from China to Peru ; Remark each anxious toil, each eager strife, And watch the busy scenes of crowded life...
Page 261 - Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters, to be wise; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail.
Page 7 - Rising or falling still advance his praise. His praise, ye Winds, that from four quarters blow, Breathe soft or loud ; and wave your tops, ye Pines, With every plant, in sign of worship wave. Fountains, and ye that warble, as ye flow, Melodious murmurs, warbling tune his praise.
Page 41 - Vast chain of being! which from God began Natures ethereal, human, angel, man, Beast, bird, fish, insect, what no eye can see, No glass can reach; from Infinite to thee, From thee to Nothing. On superior...
Page 262 - The march begins, in military state, And nations on his eye suspended wait; Stern Famine guards the solitary coast, And Winter barricades the realms of Frost; He comes...
Page 146 - These, as they change, Almighty Father, these Are but the varied God. The rolling year Is full of thee.
Page 276 - FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew ; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well : Remote from man, with God he pass'd the days, Prayer all his business, all his pleasure praise.