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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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Travels in the Interior of Africa

Mungo Park - Africa - 1860 - 380 pages
...reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present sufferings. 1 was indeed a stranger in a, strange land, yet I was...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 wild flowers, birds & insects of the months

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1862 - 316 pages
...religion, 244 LINES ON THE MOSS. 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, irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this to show from what trifling circumstances the mind...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1862 - 538 pages
...8. " The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss irresistibly caught my eye; and though the whole plant was not larger than the top of one of my fingers,...
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Training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin

William Jordan Unwin - 1862
...in-flu-ence of re-lig-ion, howev-er, aid-ed and sup-port-ed me. I re-flect-ed that no hu-man pru-dence or fore-sight could pos-si-bly have a-vert-ed my pres-ent...stran-ger's friend. At this mo-ment, pain-ful as my feel-ings were, the ex-traor-di-na-ry beau-ty of a small moss ir-re-sist-i-bly caught my eye. I men-tion...
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Selections of poetry for reading or study

1862 - 319 pages
...savage animals, and men^till 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...
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The Intellectual Observer, Volume 4

Science - 1864
...weary limbs and ponder on his destitute condition. He says himself, after describing his state — " At this moment, 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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Third Book of Lessons for the Use of Schools

Textbooks, English - 1863 - 287 pages
...die. 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 feelings were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this,...
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The Young Man's Friend and Guide Through Life to Immortality

John Angell James - Conduct of life - 1863 - 312 pages
...I reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present sufierings. I was indeed a stranger in a strange land, yet I was...reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small mosg in fructification irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this to show from what trifling circumstances...
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Suggestive thoughts; or, Ten minutes daily with Christian authors, English ...

Pulchérie Money - 1863
...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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Tales about Travellers: Their Perils, Adventures, and Discoveries

Thomas Bingley - Travelers - 1864 - 194 pages
...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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