Travels in the Holy Land, Egypt, &c, Volume 2

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1831
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Page 95 - O'er mountain, tower, and town, Or mirror'd in the ocean vast, A thousand fathoms down ! ' ;" '""' As fresh in yon horizon dark, As young thy beauties seem, As when the eagle from the ark First sported in thy beam. For, faithful to its sacred page, Heaven still rebuilds thy span, Nor lets the type grow pale with age That first spoke peace to man.
Page 100 - Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist : some, Elias ; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.
Page 40 - Are not the mountains, waves, and skies, a part Of me and of my soul, as I of them?
Page 93 - Though poor the peasant's hut, his feasts though small, He sees his little lot the lot of all ; Sees no contiguous palace rear its head, To shame the meanness of his humble shed...
Page viii - All heaven and earth are still— though not in sleep, But breathless, as we grow when feeling most; And silent, as we stand in thoughts too deep:— All heaven and earth are still: From the high host Of stars, to the lull'd lake and mountain-coast, All is concentre'd in a life intense, Where not a beam, nor air, nor leaf is lost, But hath a part of being, and a sense Of that which is of all Creator and defence.
Page vi - And joy and reverence filled the place ! 2 From heaven he came, of heaven he spoke, To heaven he led his followers' way; Dark clouds of gloomy night he broke, Unveiling an immortal day. 3 " Come, wanderers, to my Father's home; Come, all ye weary ones, and rest.
Page 63 - Oh, Christ! it is a goodly sight to see What Heaven hath done for this delicious land: What fruits of fragrance blush on every tree! What goodly prospects o'er the hills expand!
Page 9 - For Moses of old time hath in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.
Page 20 - Friend of the friendless and the faint ! Where should I lodge my deep complaint ? Where but with Thee, whose open door Invites the helpless and the poor?
Page 4 - Lake Leman woos me with its crystal face, The mirror where the stars and mountains view The stillness of their aspect in each trace Its clear depth yields of their far height and hue...

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