Sir Ewain, Or, The Giant's Cave: A Holy Moral

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Bell & Daldy, 1860 - 204 strani

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Stran 193 - Live while you live, the Epicure would say, And seize the pleasures of the present day. Live while you live, the sacred Preacher cries, And give to God each moment as it flies.
Stran 1 - And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night because the sun was set ; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.
Stran 200 - In his master's steps he trod, Where the snow lay dinted; Heat was in the very sod Which the Saint had printed. Therefore, Christian men, be sure...
Stran 203 - I have nourished and brought up children, And they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, And the ass his master's crib: But Israel doth not know, My people doth not consider.
Stran 167 - The poet tells us, that Richard, in his return from the Holy Land, having been discovered in the habit of " a palmer in Almayne," and apprehended as a spy, was by the king thrown into prison. Wardrewe, the king's son, hearing of Richard's great strength, desires the jailor to let him have a sight of his prisoners. Richard being the foremost, Wardrewe asks him, " if he dare stand a bufiet from his hand ?" and that on the morrow he shall return him another.
Stran 27 - In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace ; and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.
Stran 169 - When beggars die there are no comets seen ; The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.
Stran 189 - Was it the love of power which prompted the change ? He abdicated in a moment the authority which he possessed, for power " over a flock of sheep driven to the slaughter, whose Shepherd himself had been murdered a little before ;" and " all he could hope from that power was to be marked out in a particular manner for the same knife, which he had seen so bloodily drawn against them.
Stran 154 - Bay always go to the edge of the water before embarking, to listen if they can hear " the bells upon the wind;" and if those warning notes are heard, nothing will induce them to leave the shore ; if all is quiet, they fearlessly set sail.
Stran 189 - Howbeit, for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all long-suffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.

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