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Էջ 235 - The wicked have waited for me to destroy me : but I will consider thy testimonies. 96 I have seen an end of all perfection : but thy commandment is exceeding broad.
Էջ 238 - Their distance argues, and their swift return Diurnal), merely to officiate light Round this opacous earth, this punctual spot...
Էջ 102 - And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon Riding near her highest noon, Like one that had been led astray Through the heaven's wide pathless way, And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloud.
Էջ 236 - The' illustrious stranger passing, terror sheds On gazing -nations from his fiery train, Of length enormous, takes his ample round Through depths of ether ; coasts unnumber'd worlds Of more than solar glory; doubles wide Heaven's mighty cape; and then revisits earth, From the long travel of a thousand years.
Էջ 79 - Fairest of stars, last in the train of night, If better thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crown'st the smiling morn With thy bright circlet, praise him in thy sphere, While day arises, that sweet hour of prime.
Էջ 152 - These, each exalting each, the statesman light Into the patriot; these, the public hope And eye to thee converting, bid the Muse Record what envy dares not flattery call. Now when the cheerless empire of the sky To Capricorn the Centaur Archer yields, And fierce Aquarius, stains th' inverted year ; Hung o'er the farthest verge of heaven, the sun Scarce spreads through ether the dejected day.
Էջ 43 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of heaven, to divide the day from the night ; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and for years. And let them be for lights in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth ; and it was so.
Էջ 151 - To shake the sounding marsh, or from the shore The plovers when to scatter o'er the heath And sing their wild notes to the listening waste. At last from Aries rolls the bounteous sun, And the bright Bull receives him. Then no more Th...