May lane, by C.M.M.


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Página 106 - Night sank upon the dusky beach, and on the purple sea, Such night in England ne'er had been, nor e'er again shall be. From Eddystone to Berwick bounds, from Lynn to Milford Bay, That time of slumber was as bright and busy as the day; For swift to east and swift to west the ghastly warflame spread, High on St. Michael's Mount it shone: it shone on Beachy Head. Far on the deep the Spaniard saw, along each southern shire, Cape beyond cape, in endless range, those twinkling points of fire.
Página 30 - God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea ; though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof.
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Página 10 - A New Dictionary of Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Languages. Translated into English, and occasionally accompanied with Illustrations and Explanations, Historical, Poetical, and Anecdotical, with an extensive Index, referring to every important word. By the Author of " Live and Learn," "The Newspaper and General Reader's Pocket Companion,
Página 4 - We commend this volume to our pious readers as a cordial to the heart : as having found the perusal of it very refreshing to our own spirits.
Página 10 - This work has, however, a merit which appertains to none of its predecessors. It not only follows an alphabetical arrangement in the initial word of each quotation, but has a copious index, modelled after those of the Delphin classics, by the aid of which the person consulting its pages may readily find the required passage, if he can remember only one or other of the leading words. This vastly enhances the merit and utility of the work, and gives it a paramount claim to general circulation."—...
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Página 3 - It is indeed a most precious addition to the stores of our Christian biography The volume is admirably written, and the fine materials of which it consists are well disposed of.

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