Private Life; Or, Varieties of Character and Opinion, Volume 1

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J. & J. Harper, 1829

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Página 60 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth ; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes : but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Página 201 - tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it; What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted.
Página 222 - DUTIES ; Or, Instructions to Young Married Ladies on the Management of their Households, and the Regulation of their Conduct in the various Relations and Duties of Married Life. By Mrs. W.
Página 53 - tis not forbidden here : Amid the groves you may indulge the muse, Or tend the blooms, and deck the vernal year ; Or softly stealing, with your watery gear, Along the brooks, the crimson-spotted fry You may delude ; the whilst, amused, you hear Now the hoarse stream, and now the zephyr's sigh, Attuned to the birds, and woodland melody.
Página 201 - But, let me whisper i' your lug, Ye're aiblins nae temptation. VII. Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman ; Tho' they may gang a kennin wrang, To step aside is human : One point must still be greatly dark, The moving Why they do it : And just as lamely can ye mark, How far perhaps they rue it.
Página 37 - ... all those who are placed below the flight of fame, and who hear in the valleys of life no voice but that of necessity...
Página 24 - The stately homes of England, How beautiful they stand, Amidst their tall ancestral trees, O'er all the pleasant land! The deer across their greensward bound, Through shade and sunny gleam; And the swan glides past them with the sound Of some rejoicing stream.
Página 75 - Or in the starry regions, or th' abyss, To Reason's and to Fancy's eye display'd ; The first up-tracing from the dreary void, The chain of causes and effects to Him, The world-producing Essence, who alone Possesses being ; while the last receives The whole magnificence of heaven...
Página 42 - But we are to rejoice with those that rejoice, and to weep with those that weep.
Página 224 - This is a work that must make its way into a permanent place in our literature. The quaintness of its language, the touching simplicity of its descriptions and dialogues, and the reverential spirit of love which breathes through it...

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