Merrimack: Or, Life at the Loom; a Tale

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Redfield, 1854 - 353 pages
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Page 327 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, 'Vengeance is mine; I will repay,' saith the Lord. "Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shall heap coals of fire on his head.
Page 340 - For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace...
Page 65 - My father, shall I smite them? shall I smite them? And he answered, Thou shalt not smite them: wouldest thou smite those whom thou hast taken captive with thy sword and with thy bow? set bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink, and go to their master.
Page 208 - How does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements? Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; the sunset and moonrise my Paphos and unimaginable realms of faerie; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and understanding; the night shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams.
Page 208 - The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind. The laws of moral nature answer to those of matter as face to face in a glass. "The visible world and the relation of its parts is the dial plate of the invisible.
Page 211 - Infancy is the perpetual Messiah, which comes into the arms of fallen men, and pleads with them to return to paradise.
Page 257 - Sport that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides. Come, and trip it as you go On the light fantastic toe...
Page 255 - He that by the Plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive.
Page 224 - For if the first fruit he holy, the lump is also holy : and if the root he holy, so are the hranches.
Page 293 - Scriptural, in regard to the form and manner in which the truth is proposed, to become " all things to all men," that " by all means " we may

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