Homeward Bound: Or, The Chase, a Tale of the Sea, 第 3 卷

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R. Bentley, 1838 - 522 頁
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第 171 頁 - I AM the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me, shall never die.
第 172 頁 - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, from henceforth blessed are the dead who die in the LORD ; even so saith the SPIRIT ; for they rest from their labours.
第 173 頁 - IF the LORD himself had not been on our side, now may Israel say ; if the LORD himself had not been on our side, when men rose up against us ; 2 They had swallowed us up quick ; when they were so wrathfully displeased at us.
第 63 頁 - And givest them the stores Of ocean, and the harvests of its shores. Thy spirit is around. Quickening the restless mass that sweeps along ; And this eternal sound — Voices and footfalls of the numberless throng — Like the resounding sea, Or like the rainy tempest, speaks of thee. And when the hours of rest Come, like a calm upon the mid-sea brine, Hushing its billowy breast — The quiet of that moment too is thine ; It breathes of Him who keeps The vast and helpless city while it sleeps.
第 245 頁 - The moment was critical, but the steadiness of Captain Truck did not desert him. Issuing a rapid order to the second mate, with a small party previously selected for that duty, to stand by the arms, he urged the rest of the people to renewed exertions. Just as this was done, Mr. Monday appeared on the bank, with a bottle in one hand and a glass in the other, calling aloud to Mr. Dodge to return and drink with the Arabs. " Do not disgrace Christianity in this unmannerly way," he said ; " but show...
第 182 頁 - ... human, without always taking the means necessary to preserve his own; was a stout declaimer for the rights of the community, while forgetting that the community itself is but a means set up for the accomplishment of a given end ; and felt an inward and profound respect for everything that was beyond his reach, which manifested itself, not in manly efforts to attain the forbidden fruit, but rather in a spirit of opposition and detraction, that only betrayed, through its jealousy, the existence...
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第 132 頁 - I'd divide, And burn in many places ; on the topmast, The yards and bowsprit, would I flame distinctly, Then meet, and join. Jove's lightnings, the precursors O...
第 v 頁 - IN one respect, this book is a parallel to Franklin's well-known apologue of the hatter and his sign. It was commenced with a sole view to exhibit the present state of society in the United States, through the agency, in part, of a set of characters with different peculiarities, who had freshly arrived from Europe...
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