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Stran 166 - Now I see, with eye serene, • The very pulse of the machine: A being breathing thoughtful breath, A traveler between life and death ; The reason firm, the temperate will, > Endurance, foresight, strength and skill; A perfect woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command; And yet a spirit still, and bright With something of an angel light.
Stran 23 - we may be said to handle the very words which issued from the mouth of the Son of God when he gave names to all ' cattle, and to the fowl of the air and to every beast
Stran 178 - Chemung Chenango Clinton Columbia Cortland Delaware Dutchess Erie Essex Franklin Fulton Genesee Greene Hamilton Herkimer Jefferson Kings Lewis Livingston Madison Monroe Montgomery New York Niagara Oneida Onondaga Ontario
Stran 132 - faculties intellectual; for if the wit be too dull, they sharpen it; if too wandering, they fix it; if too inherent in the flesh, they abstract it.
Stran 147 - was written over him, in letters of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, this is the king of the jews.
Stran 120 - they affected pointed sentences and a studied conciseness of period, which made their style altogether dry and jejune. The Universities, and even the Gymnasia or schools of Germany, grew negligent of all the beauties of language. Latin itself was acquired in a slov'enly manner, by the help of modern books, which spared the pains
Stran 150 - Every work of art, whatever may be its form, small or great, figured, sung or uttered, every work of art truly beautiful or sublime, throws the soul into a gentle or severe reverie that elevates it toward the infinite. The infinite is the common limit, after which the
Stran 88 - stretcheth out the north over the empty place and hangeth the earth upon nothing.
Stran 150 - thought that art is also to itself a kind of religion. God manifests himself to us by the idea of the true, by the idea of the good, by the idea of the beautiful. Each one of them leads to God, because it comes from him. * * * True beauty is ideal beauty, and ideal beauty is a reflection of the infinite.
Stran 65 - public feeling of the country than they had possessed at no very distant previous period. " When I first entered public life," said he, " I found in the other House of Parliament that a majority of the members of that assembly had been educated at one or the other of the universities. Now, however, as

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