Prize Essay and Lectures, Delivered Before the American Institute of Instruction ... Including the Journal of Proceedings, المجلد 2
American Institute of Instruction, 1832
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الصفحة 71 - He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
الصفحة 143 - And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air ; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them : and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
الصفحة 148 - And he gave unto Moses, when he had made an end of communing with him upon mount Sinai, two tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God.
الصفحة 145 - My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass : Because I will publish the name of the Lord: ascribe ye greatness unto our God.
الصفحة 114 - One particular only, though it may appear trifling, I will relate. Having often forgot which was the cat and which the dog, he was ashamed to ask, but catching the cat, which he knew by feeling, he was observed to look at her steadfastly, and then setting her down said, so puss, I shall know you another time.
الصفحة 113 - When he first saw, he was so far from making any judgment about distances, that he thought all objects whatever touched his eyes (as he expressed it), as what he felt did his skin ; and thought no objects so agreeable as those which were smooth and regular, though he could form no judgment of their shape, or guess what it was in any object that was pleasing to him.
الصفحة 218 - Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce to Heaven, yet leave vain man below.
الصفحة 23 - A primrose by the river's brim A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more...
الصفحة 114 - ... the room he was in, he said, he knew to be but part of the house, yet he could not conceive that the whole house could look bigger.
الصفحة 179 - He was indeed, the parent of English verse, and the first that showed us our tongue had beauly and numbers in it.