Literary and Political Addresses

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Houghton Mifflin, 1904 - 336 strani
 

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Stran 112 - Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. That is, some books are to. be read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
Stran 277 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Stran 328 - And put it to the foil : but you, O you, So perfect, and so peerless, are created Of every creature's best.
Stran 288 - Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, and groves; And ye, that on the sands with printless foot Do chase the ebbing Neptune and do fly him When he comes back...
Stran 88 - Or let the easily persuaded eyes Own each quaint likeness issuing from the mould Of a friend's fancy ; or with head bent low And cheek aslant see rivers flow of gold 'Twixt crimson banks ; and then, a traveller, go From mount to mount through Cloudland, gorgeous land.
Stran 106 - ... what the mere ability to read means? That it is the key which admits us to the whole world of thought and fancy and imagination ? to the company of saint and sage, of the wisest and the wittiest at their wisest and wittiest moment ? That it enables us to see with the keenest eyes, hear with the finest ears, and listen to the sweetest voices of all time...
Stran 47 - None knew him but to love him ; None named him but to praise.
Stran 172 - LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN, AND OUR FATHERS THAT BEgat us. The Lord hath wrought great glory by them through his great power from the beginning. Such as did bear rule in their kingdoms, men renowned for their power, giving counsel by their understanding, and declaring prophecies: leaders of the people by their counsels, and by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, wise and eloquent in their instructions...
Stran 172 - And some there be, which have no memorial; who are perished, as though they had never been; and are become as though they had never been born; and their children after them.
Stran 63 - Repeats God's process in man's due degree, Attaining man's proportionate result,— Creates, no, but resuscitates, perhaps. Inalienable, the arch-prerogative Which turns thought, act— conceives, expresses too! No less man, bounded, yearning to be free, May so project his surplusage of soul In search of body, so add self to self...