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Page 267 - The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it : because they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas is here.
Page 289 - E'EN as the bird, who midst the leafy bower Has, in her nest, sat darkling through the night, With her sweet brood ; impatient to descry Their wished looks, and to bring home their food, In the fond quest unconscious of her toil : She, of the time prevenient, on the spray, That overhangs their couch, with wakeful gaze Expects the sun ; nor ever, till the dawn, Removeth from the east her eager ken...
Page 95 - And I looked, and, behold, a whirlwind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the colour of amber, out of the midst of the fire. Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance ; they had the likeness of a man. And every one had four faces, and every one had four wings.
Page 303 - I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
Page 83 - His eyes, and thus he spake : " Both fires, my son, The temporal and eternal, thou hast seen; And art arrived, where of itself my ken No further reaches. I, with skill and art, Thus far have drawn thee. Now thy pleasure take For guide. Thou hast o'ercome the steeper way, O'ercome the straiter.
Page 82 - Was passing o'er a lea; and, as she came, Methought I saw her ever and anon Bending to cull the flowers; and thus she sang : " Know ye, whoever of my name would ask, That I am Leah : for my brow to weave A garland, these fair hands unwearied ply. To please me at the crystal mirror, here I deck me.
Page 254 - Conscience, dimm'd or by its own Or other's shame, will feel thy saying sharp. Thou, notwithstanding, all deceit removed, See the whole vision be made manifest ; And let them wince, who have their withers wrung. What though, when tasted first, thy voice shall prove Unwelcome : on digestion, it will turn To vital nourishment.
Page 343 - Twixt gladness and amaze, In sooth no will had I to utter aught, Or hear. And, as a pilgrim, when he rests Within the temple of his vow, looks round In breathless awe, and hopes some time to tell Of all its goodly state; e'en so mine eyes Coursed up and down along the living light, Now low, and now aloft, and now around, Visiting every step.