The Fourth Reader, Or Exercises in Reading and Speaking Designed for the Higher Classes in Our Public and Private Schools
Sanborn & Carter, 1851 - 408 من الصفحات
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ancient appear arms beautiful beneath bright called character clouds course dark dead death deep distance earth EXAMPLES face fall father fear feel feet field fire friends gaze give glory grave hand happy head hear heard heart heaven hills honor hope hour human hundred Italy kind king knowledge labor land leaves LESSON light live look means mind mountains nature never night o'er ocean once passed perfect present QUESTIONS reach rising rocks roll round Rule scene seemed seen shore side silent soul sound speak spirit stand stars storm stream strength tears tell thee things thou thought thousand tion trees turned vast virtue voice waters waves whole wild wind wonders
الصفحة 373 - Nor in the embrace of ocean shall exist Thy image. Earth, that nourished thee, shall claim Thy growth, to be resolved to earth again...
الصفحة 45 - There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats ; For I am armed so strong in honesty That they pass by me as the idle wind, Which I respect not.
الصفحة 374 - All that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom.
الصفحة 384 - All too will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will, to be rightful, must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal laws must protect, and to violate which would be oppression.
الصفحة 24 - Some Books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; That is, some Books are to be read only in parts; others to be read but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some Books also may be read by deputy...
الصفحة 373 - The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun, - the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable woods - rivers that move In majesty, and the complaining brooks That make the meadows green; and, poured round all, Old Ocean's gray and melancholy waste, Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man.
الصفحة 40 - The style of Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid; Pope is always smooth, uniform, and gentle.
الصفحة 344 - He thinks the whole world sees it in his face, reads it in his eyes, and almost hears its workings in the very silence of his thoughts. It has become his master. It betrays his discretion, it breaks down his courage, it conquers his prudence. When suspicions from without begin to embarrass him, and the net of circumstance to entangle him, the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth.
الصفحة 336 - Called upon by your country to defend its invaded rights, you accepted the sacred charge, before it had formed alliances, and whilst it was without funds or a government to support you. You have conducted the great military contest with wisdom and fortitude, invariably regarding the rights of the civil power through all disasters and changes.
الصفحة 73 - And the widows of Ashur are loud in their wail, And the idols are broke in the temple of Baal ; And the might of the Gentile, unsmote by the sword, Hath melted like snow in the glance of the Lord...