Union Fifth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles of Rhetorical Reading. With Numerous Exercises for Practice, Both in Prose and Poetry from the Best Writers, and with Literary and Biographical Notes. For the Higher Classes in Schools, Academies, Etc

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Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1876
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Stran 303 - Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green ; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
Stran 30 - Sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish, I give my hand, and my heart, to this vote.
Stran 445 - I am the daughter of Earth and Water, And the nursling of the Sky ; I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores, I change, but I cannot die. For after the rain when with never a stain The pavilion of Heaven is bare.
Stran 474 - The splendor falls on castle walls And snowy summits old in story: The long light shakes across the lakes, And the wild cataract leaps in glory. Blow, bugle, blow, set the wild echoes flying, Blow, bugle ; answer, echoes, dying, dying, dying.
Stran 445 - The volcanoes are dim, and the stars reel and swim, When the whirlwinds my banner unfurl.
Stran 303 - Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season? Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing. Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods.
Stran 41 - The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.
Stran 26 - Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth at his feet. He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow: his ways are everlasting.
Stran 444 - Which an earthquake rocks and swings, An eagle alit one moment may sit In the light of its golden wings.
Stran 32 - Ye pine-groves, with your soft and soul-like sounds ! And they too have a voice, yon piles of snow, And in their perilous fall shall thunder, God!

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