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" At this moment, painful as my reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss in fructification irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this to show from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes derive consolation ; for though the... "
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ... - Page 244
by Mungo Park, James Rennell - 1799 - 372 pages
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 14

Edward Smedley - 1845
...moss in flower, in a manner so truly touching, that we cannot retrain from inserting his words : " I was indeed a stranger, in a strange land ; yet I...moss, in fructification, irresistibly caught my eye. 1 mention this to show from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes derive consolation...
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 25

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1846
...perish. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss in flower, caught my eye. I mention this, to shew from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes...
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Memoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert Murray M'Cheyne: Minister of St. Peter ...

Robert Murray M'Cheyne, Andrew Alexander Bonar - Sermons, English - 1846 - 606 pages
...nnimals, and men still more savage. I was five hundred miles from the nearest European settlement. At this moment, painful as my reflections were, the...fructification irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this to show trom what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes derive consolation ; for though the whole...
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The New Pictorial & Illustrated Family Magazine, Established for ..., Volume 3

1846
...difficulty. I saw myself in a vast wilderness, and five hundred miles from any European settlement. At this moment, painful as my reflections were, the...moss in fructification irresistibly caught my eye. Can that Being, thought I, who planted, watered, and brought to perfection in this obscure part of...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 26

1846
...animals, and men still more savage. I was five hundred miles from the nearest European settlement. At this moment, painful as my reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss irresistibly caught my eye. I mention it to show from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes...
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The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany, Volume 2, Pages 373-724

George Luxford, Edward Newman - Botany - 1846
...down to rest his weary limbs, and ponder on his destitute condition. ' At this moment,' he says, ' painful as my reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss irresistibly caught my eye ; and though the whole plant was not larger than the tip of one of my fingers,...
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A garland of poems for the young

Garland - 1847
...savage. I was five hundred miles from the nearest European settlement. At this moment, painful as iny reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small...fructification irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this to show from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes derive consolation ; for though the whole...
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The Life and Remains, Letters, Lectures, and Poems of the Rev. Robert Murray ...

Robert Murray M'Cheyne - 1847 - 453 pages
...savage. I was five hundred miles from the nearest European settlement. At this moment, painful as mjr reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small...fructification irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this to show from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes derive consolation ; for though the whole...
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Select pieces from the works of ... R.M. M'Cheyne

Robert Murray M'Cheyne - 1847
...animals, and men still more savage. I was five hundred miles from the nearest European settlement. At this moment, painful as my reflections were. the extraordinary beauty of a small moss in f'ruc* tification irresistibly cauaht iny eve. I mention this to show from what trifling circumstances...
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Twenty Lessons on British Mosses; Or First Steps to a Knowledge of that ...

William Gardiner - Botany - 1847 - 50 pages
...down to rest his wearied O limbs, and ponder on his destitute condition. " At this moment," he says, " painful as my reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss irresistibly caught my eye ; and though the whole plant was not larger than the tip of one of my fingers,...
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