The Unseen World: And Other Essays

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Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1876 - 349 pages

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Page 256 - Soft hour ! which wakes the wish and melts the heart Of those who sail the seas, on the first day When they from their sweet friends are torn apart ; Or fills with love the pilgrim on his way, As the far bell of vesper makes him start, Seeming to weep the dying day's decay.
Page 93 - From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised. 22 And Peter took him and began to rebuke him, saying, "God forbid, Lord! This shall never happen to you.
Page 242 - IN the midway of this our mortal life, I found me in a gloomy wood, astray, Gone from the path direct : and e'en to tell, It were no easy task, how savage wild That forest, how robust and rough its growth, Which to remember only, my dismay Renews, in bitterness not far from death.
Page 254 - Chè avete tu e il tuo padre sofferto, Per cupidigia di costà distretti, Che il giardin dell' imperio sia diserto. Vieni a veder Montecchi e Cappelletti, Monaldi e Filippeschi, uom senza cura: Color già tristi, e questi con sospetti. Vien, crudel, vieni, e vedi la pressura De' tuoi gentili, e cura lor magagne, E vedrai Santafior com
Page 255 - Era già l'ora che volge il disio ai naviganti e intenerisce il core lo di c'han detto ai dolci amici addio; e che lo novo peregrin d'amore punge, se ode squilla di lontano che paia il giorno pianger che si more, quand'io incominciai a render vano l'udire ea mirare una dell'alme surta che l'ascoltar chiedea con mano.
Page 244 - Per me si va nella citta dolente, Per me si va nell' eterno dolore, Per me si va tra la perduta gente.
Page 247 - Blow, blow, thou winter wind, Thou art not so unkind As man's ingratitude ; Thy tooth is not so keen, Because thou art not seen, Although thy breath be rude.
Page 27 - ... so that we shall have no huge useless inert mass existing in after ages to remind the passer-by of a form of energy and a species of matter that is long since out of date and functionally effete. Why should not the universe bury its dead out of sight ? CHAPTER V.
Page 251 - Here sighs, with lamentations and loud moans, Resounded through the air pierced by no star, That e'en I wept at entering. Various tongues, Horrible languages, outcries of woe, Accents of anger, voices deep and hoarse, With hands together smote that...
Page 42 - ... given the state of the brain, the corresponding thought or feeling might be inferred; or, given the thought or feeling, the corresponding state of the brain might be inferred.

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