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Էջ 288 - Then shall the earth yield her increase ; And GOD, even our own GOD, shall bless us. GOD shall bless us ; And all the ends of the earth shall fear him.
Էջ 287 - The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, even they shall perish from the earth, and from under these heavens.
Էջ 313 - ... the obsolete when it was not worthy of revival ; and he puts his words out of the common order, seeming to think, with some later candidates for fame, that not to write prose is certainly to write poetry. His lines commonly are of slow motion, clogged and impeded with clusters of consonants. As men are often esteemed who cannot be loved, so the poetry of Collins may sometimes extort praise, when it gives little pleasure.
Էջ 65 - There is nothing so revolutionary, because there is nothing so unnatural and so convulsive to society as the strain to keep things fixed, when all the world is by the very law of its creation in eternal progress ; and the cause of all the evils of the world may be traced to that natural but most deadly error of human indolence and corruption, that our business is to preserve and not to improve.
Էջ xiii - THE BIBLE, THE KORAN, AND THE TALMUD ; or, Biblical Legends of the Mussulmans, compiled from Arabic Sources, and compared with Jewish Traditions. By Dr. G. WEIL, Librarian of the University of Heidelberg, Fellow of the Asiatic Society of Paris, &c.
Էջ 431 - The profoundly wise priests had heretofore orally perpetuated the Pali Pitakattaya and its ArthakathS (commentaries). At this period these priests, foreseeing the perdition of the people (from the perversions of the true doctrines) assembled ; and in order that the religion might endure for ages, recorded the same in...
Էջ 433 - He who worships it will receive the same reward as if he worshipped me in person." When a place had been prepared by the king for its reception, Mugalan went through the air to -the spot in the forest where the bo-tree stood, and brought away a fruit that had begun to germinate, which he delivered to Ananda, from whom it passed to the king, and from the king to Anepidu, who received it in a golden vessel.
Էջ 295 - How fitfully the struggling day-beams pierce The veil of heaven ! — On yon far line of light, That like a range of breakers streaks the main, The ocean swan — the snow-white Albatross, Gleams like a dazzling foam-flake in the sun ! — Gaze upward — and behold, where parted clouds Disclose ethereal depths, its dark-hued mate Hangs motionless on arch-resembling wings. As though 'twere painted on the sky's blue vault. Sprinkling the air, the speck-like petrels form A living shower...