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Էջ 243 - Or standing long, an oak three hundred year, To fall, a log at last, dry, old and sere. A lily of a day Is fairer far in May ; Although it fall and die that night It was the plant and flower of light. In small proportions we just beauty see, And, in short
Էջ 121 - close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose ; I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learned skill; Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt and all I saw ; And as a hare, whom horns and hounds pursue, Pants to the place from whence at first
Էջ 353 - What plant we in this apple tree ? * Buds, which the breath of summer days Shall lengthen into leafy sprays ; Boughs, where the thrush, with crimson breast, Shall haunt and sing and hide her nest ; We plant upon the sunny lea, A shadow for the noontide hour, A shelter from the summer shower, When we plant the apple tree.
Էջ 197 - the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at the bottom the history of the great men who have worked here." This was a favorite doctrine of the great man who uttered it. And, indeed, there is much truth in it. The reading of biography has, moreover, this advantage, that it is, as a rule, more palatable to the young
Էջ 121 - In all my wanderings round this world of care, In all my griefs—and God has given my share— I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at its close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose ; I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my
Էջ 292 - the first day of January, the twenty-second day of February, the fourth day of July, the twentyfifth day of December, and any day appointed or recommended by the Governor of this State, or the President of the United States, as a day of fasting or thanksgiving.
Էջ 353 - What plant we in this apple tree ? Fruits that shall swell in sunny June, And redden in the August noon, And drop when gentle airs come by, That fan the blue September sky, While children come with cries of glee, And seek them where the fragrant grass Betrays their bed to those who pass At the foot of the apple tree.
Էջ 120 - So they read in the book, in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.
Էջ 274 - From John Locke :— The business of education, as I have already observed, is not, as I think, to make them perfect in any one of the sciences, but so to open and dispose their minds as best make them capable of any when they shall apply themselves to it. He
Էջ 353 - The fruitage of this apple tree, Winds and our flag of stripe and star Shall bear to coasts that lie afar, Where men shall wonder at the view, And ask in what fair groves they grew; And sojourners beyond the sea. Shall think of childhood's careless day And long, long hours of summer play, In the shade of the apple tree.