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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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The Standard Third Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857 - 216 pages
...alter'native but to lie down and perish. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. the protecting eye of that Providence who has condescended to call himself the stranger's friend. 5. "At this moment, painful as my reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss, in fructification,"...
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God's acre; or, Historical notices relating to churchyards

Elizabeth Stone - 1858
...to remain but to lie down and die. He thus depicts his thoughts upon seeing a moss in flower : — ' I was indeed a stranger in a strange land ; yet I...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 Lives of Celebrated Travellers, Volume 3

James Augustus St. John - Travelers - 1859
...gradually regained its fervent tone : — " I was, indeed, a stranger," he thought, " in a etrange land ; yet I was still under the protecting eye of...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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A CONSIDERATION OF THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT

Major D. II. HILL - 1858
...himself to death, God suggested to him the very train of thought employed by our Saviour. He says: "At this moment, painful as my reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss caught my eye; and, though the whole plant was not larger than the top of my finger, I could not contemplate...
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Works, Volume 3

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...perish. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected, that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...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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'I will': the determinations of the man of God, as found in some of the 'I ...

Philip Bennett Power - 1859
...perish. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...fructification, irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this, to show from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes derive consolation ; for, though the...
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The Baptist youth's magazine, with which the Baptist children's magazine is ...

Joseph Foulkes Winks
...perish. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...my reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a growing tuft of moss, irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this to show from what trifling circumstances...
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Botany and religion; or, Illustrations of the works of God in the structure ...

John Hutton Balfour - 1859
...perish. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...the stranger's Friend. At this moment, painful as my recollections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss, in fructification, irresistibly caught...
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The fairy tales of science

John Cargill Brough - 1859
...perish. " The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...land, yet I was still under the protecting eye of that God who has condescended to call himself the stranger's friend. At this moment, painful as my reflections...
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The words she wrote; or, The blood-stained leaf

Broome Lake Witts - 1859
...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...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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