Howitt's Journal of Literature and Popular Progress, Volumen1

William Howitt
W. Lovett, 1847

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Página 181 - And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galileans were sinners above all the Galileans, because they suffered such things ? I tell you, Nay ; but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
Página 317 - Come on therefore, let us enjoy the good things that are present : and let us speedily use the creatures like as in youth. Let us fill ourselves with costly wine and ointments : and let no flower of the spring pass by us : Let us crown ourselves with rosebuds, before they be withered...
Página 325 - I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand, — his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low, — And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder-shower; and now The arena swims around him : he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hailed the wretch who won.
Página 322 - I triumph'd, ere my passion sweeping thro' me left me dry, Left me with the palsied heart, and left me with the jaundiced eye ; Eye, to which all order festers, all things here are out of joint, Science moves, but slowly slowly, creeping on from point to point: Slowly comes a hungry people, as a lion, creeping nigher, Glares at one that nods and winks behind a slowly-dying fire. Yet I doubt not thro' the ages one increasing purpose runs, And the thoughts of men are widen'd with the process of the...
Página 181 - Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem? I tell you, Nay : but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
Página 84 - not to destroy the law, but to fulfil it...
Página 249 - Our virgins dance beneath the shade : I see their glorious black eyes shine ; But, gazing on each glowing maid, My own the burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Sunium's...
Página 80 - He giveth snow like wool : he scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes. He casteth forth his ice like morsels : who can stand before his cold ? He sendeth out his word, and melteth them : he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.
Página 46 - a great captain, and the only one who has had ' the magnanimity to raise a new kingdom, while I have ' been endeavouring to destroy the ancient sovereignties of ' India ; my armies have been employed against him for ' nineteen years, and, nevertheless, his state has been always
Página 12 - We, the rising generation, Let us stamp the age as ours ! We shall be what you will make us : — Make us wise, and make us good ; Make us strong for time of trial ; Teach us temperance, self-denial, Patience, kindness, fortitude ! Look into our childish faces ? See ye not our willing hearts ? Only love us — only lead us ; Only let us know you need us, And we all will do our parts.

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