Twenty-seven Years of Autobiography: Threading My Way

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G.W. Carleton & Company, 1874 - 360 ページ
 

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107 ページ - For who maketh thee to differ from another ? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?
332 ページ - Which poured their warm drops on the sunny ground — So without shame, I spake : — " I will be wise, And just, and free, and mild, if in me lies Such power, for I grow weary to behold The selfish and the strong still tyrannise Without reproach or check.
87 ページ - GOD sends his teachers unto every age, To every clime, and every race of men, With revelations fitted to their growth And shape of mind, nor gives the realm of Truth Into the selfish rule of one sole race : Therefore each form of worship that hath swayed The life of man, and given it to grasp The master-key of knowledge, reverence. Enfolds some germs of goodness and of right...
109 ページ - How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure.
132 ページ - she shrieked, and died ! " That night a chariot passed her, While on the ground she lay : The daughters of her master An evening visit pay. Their tender hearts were sighing, As negroes' wrongs were told, While the white slave was dying Who gained their father's gold.
331 ページ - Earning bright spoils for her enchanted dome; Nor thou disdain, that ere my fame become A star among the stars of mortal night, If it indeed may cleave its natal gloom, Its doubtful promise thus I would unite With thy beloved name, thou Child of love and light.
218 ページ - Then that same day there past into the hall A damsel of high lineage, and a brow May-blossom, and a cheek of appleblossom, Hawk-eyes; and lightly was her slender nose Tip-tilted like the petal of a flower; She into...
348 ページ - Those healthful sports that graced the peaceful scene, Lived in each look, and brightened all the green,— These, far departing, seek a kinder shore, And rural mirth and manners are no more.
107 ページ - So that to him that could see the connexion of those causes, the necessity of all men's voluntary actions would appear manifest. And therefore God, that seeth and disposeth all things, seeth also that the liberty of man in doing what he will is accompanied with the necessity of doing that which God will, and no more, nor less.
101 ページ - John Gilpin's spouse said to her dear, Though wedded we have been These twice ten tedious years, yet we No holiday have seen.

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