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Página 1 - And answered them, saying, Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into a pit, and will not straightway pull him out on the Sabbath day?
Página 1 - Israel : that this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean ye by these stones ? then ye shall answer them, That the waters of Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the Lord; when it passed over Jordan, the waters of Jordan were cut off : and these stones shall be for a memorial unto the children of Israel for ever.
Página 1 - Here is a kind of attraction which in the mental world will be found to have as extraordinary effects as in the natural, and to show itself in as many and as various forms.
Página 68 - Consider the lilies how they grow; they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Página 92 - The school-boy as he roves a-bout, On mis-chief bent, or play, Peeps in up-on his cal-low brood, But takes them not a-way. The Rob-in is a gen-tle bird, For so old le-gends tell ; The babes that died in the for-est wide, He guard-ed long and well ; He made for them a wind-ing sheet Of fra-grant leaves and flow-ers, And sung a dai-ly dirge for them, In the dim ca-the-dral bow-ers. The Rob-in is a tune-ful bird, — How oft at shut of day With his fa-mil-iar mu-sic he Dis-turbs the dew-y spray ! With...
Página 92 - When storms are in his clime. The Robin is a bonny bird, As merry Childhood knows, Although he wears no gaudy crown, And dons no dainty clothes ; Although no sun-hues paint his wing, Nor play about his crest, One ruddy flush of beauty burns Upon his buoyant breast. The Robin is a sacred bird, — By Nature's nameless charm, Romance and Song have hallowed him, And shielded him from harm ; The school-boy, as he roams about, On mischief bent, or play, Peeps in upon his callow brood, But takes them not...
Página 1 - any particular thought which does not immediately occur, are chiefly three ; Resemblance, Contrariety, and Contiguity.
Página 93 - ... trembling staff and listens like a child. The Robin is a social bird, that loves the kindly poor; He scorns the palace porch, but comes to haunt the cottage door; For bit or crumb he is not dumb, nor insolent, nor shy; He sets his thanks to melody, and bids his friends good-bye! The Robin is a patient bird, for in the sternest hour, His grateful anthem gushes forth with most consoling power, And though a touch of sadness seems to mingle with the strain, Tis such as suits the pensive ear, arid...
Página 93 - ... The Robin is a patient bird, for in the sternest hour His grateful anthem gushes forth with most consoling power, And though a touch of sadness seems to mingle with the strain, Tis such as suits the pensive ear, and gives the heart no pain. The Robin is the Poet's bird, poetic is his name, And mortal minstrels, not a few, have linked him with their fame; Poor Robin Bloomfield spake his praise, as eke did Robin Burns, And Redbreast sings a requiem above their honoured urns. The Robin is a welcome...
Página 71 - ... Keep the bowels open, the head cool, and the feet warm, and a fig for physicians. Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee. Keep your tongue within your teeth. Kill two birds with one stone. Kindness is lost upon an ungrateful man. Kindnesses, like grain, increase by sowing. Kissing goes by favour. Knavery may serve a turn, but honesty is best in the end.

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