A biographical & critical sketch of dr. [J.] Beaumont, the eloquent orator

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Strona 41 - Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound.
Strona 39 - No matter how poor I am ; no matter though the prosperous of my own time will not enter my obscure dwelling, if the sacred writers will enter and take up their abode under my roof, if Milton will cross my threshold to sing to me of Paradise, and...
Strona 32 - The hero, fresh from his early fields, redolent of fame, and with a form on which 'every god did seem to set his seal, to give the world assurance of a man.
Strona 43 - The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you. The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace, both now and evermore.
Strona 39 - God be thanked for books. They are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
Strona 39 - It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
Strona 23 - Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls must dive below.
Strona 28 - GIVE ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth. I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old: Which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us.
Strona 28 - Lord, what shall earth and ashes do ? We would adore our Maker too ! From sin and dust to Thee we cry, The Great, the Holy, and the High...
Strona 40 - ... a deep and embowered wood — you can follow it no further. The wood is so thick, the forest is so dense, you cannot go after it, but you hear it dashing on by the furiousness of its roar. So is it with the human soul. You cannot follow it after death, but you know by the intimations...

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