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Page 157 - Give me the ways of wandering stars to know: The depths of Heaven above, and Earth below. Teach me the various labours of the Moon, And whence proceed th' eclipses of the Sun. Why flowing tides prevail upon the main, And in what dark recess they shrink again, What shakes the solid earth, what cause delays The summer nights, and shortens winter days.
Page 146 - In his Night Thoughts he has exhibited a very wide display of original poetry, variegated with deep reflections and striking allusions, a wilderness of thought in which the fertility of fancy scatters flowers of every hue and of every odour. This is one of the few poems in which blank verse could not be changed for rhyme but with disadvantage.
Page 268 - Here passes current ; paid from hand to hand, It shifts in splendid traffic round the land ; From courts to camps, to cottages it strays, And all are taught an avarice of praise...
Page 375 - POETICAL CLASS BOOK; or, Reading Lessons for every Day in the Year, selected from the most popular English Poets, Ancient and Modern, arranged in Daily Lessons and Weekly Portions.
Page 370 - Evenings at Home ; or, The Juvenile Budget Opened. Consisting of a variety of Miscellaneous Pieces, for the Instruction and Amusement of Young Persons. By Dr.
Page 376 - SCIENTIFIC DIALOGUES ; intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of Young People ; in which the first principles of Natural and Experimental Philosophy are fully explained, by the Rev.
Page 194 - AM Artium magister. Master of Arts. AM Anno mundi. In the year of the world. AM Ante meridiem. Before noon.
Page 303 - III, was obliged to surrender at discretion. "The emperor granted the duke and his chief officers permission to retire unmolested; but the duchess, suspecting Conrad , begged that she and the other women in the castle might be allowed to come out with as much as each of them could carry, to be conducted to a place of safety. The request was granted, and to the surprise of the emperor and his army, the duchess and her fair companions staggered forth each carrying her husband. AD 1140.