The Spas of England, and Principal Sea-bathing Places, Volume 2

H. Colburn, 1841 - 423 páginas

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Página 271 - It was the lark, the herald of the morn, No nightingale ; look, love, what envious streaks Do lace the severing clouds in yonder east. Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops; I must be gone and live, or stay and die.
Página 209 - And he took bread, and • gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body, which is given for you : This do in remembrance of me. Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new Testament in my blood, which is shed for you.
Página 212 - And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them. And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.
Página 209 - These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs; but the time cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall shew you plainly of the Father.
Página 216 - Beware, lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the traditions of men ; after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ: For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.
Página 282 - into little stars :" his solid masses of knowledge are meted out in morsels and proverbs ; and, thus distributed, there is scarcely a corner which he does not illuminate, or a cottage which he does not enrich.
Página 44 - At another part of his work on the spas of England, he says, that "the efficacy of the Buxton waters used as baths at their natural temperature is more strikingly manifested in cases of general debility, partial paralysis, and that peculiar state of weakness which is the result of rheumatic affection and repeated attacks of gout. In the latter case, indeed, Buxton has acquired a wellknown reputation.
Página 278 - Of mighty Shakespeare's birth the room we see, That where he died in vain to find we try ; Useless the search— for all immortal he, And those who are immortal never die.
Página 281 - There is, perhaps, no one person of any considerable rate of mind who does not owe something to this matchless poet. He is the teacher of all good, — pity, generosity, true courage, love. His works alone (leaving mere science out of the question) contain, probably, more actual wisdom than the whole body of English learning. He is the text for the moralist and the philosopher. His bright wit is cut out
Página 47 - I can conscientiously aver, from my extended experience of mineral waters" on the continent, "that persons afflicted" with the diseases named, " who require the aid of a suitable mineral water, will find that needful aid at Buxton, provided they abjure, on proceeding thither, the sad and interfering practice of constantly drugging their stomachs by way of treatment, and leave nature to nature alone, — namely, the mineral waters, and the pure, elastic, and bracing mountain air of the Spa.

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