British Guiana: Or, Work and Wanderings Among the Creoles and Coolies, the Africans and Indians of the Wild Country

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T. F. Unwin, 1898 - 247 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 156 - GONE, gone, — sold and gone, To the rice-swamp dank and lone. Where the slave-whip ceaseless swings, Where the noisome insect stings, Where the fever demon strews Poison with the falling dews. Where the sickly sunbeams glare Through the hot and misty air, — Gone, gone, — sold anii gone, To the rice-swamp dank and lone, From Virginia's hills and waters, — Woe is me, my stolen daughters ! Gone, gone, — sold and gone, To the rice-swamp dank and lone.
الصفحة 97 - \\7"E bid thee welcome in the name • • Of Jesus, our exalted Head ; Come as a servant ; so he came, And we receive thee in his stead. 2 Come as a shepherd ; guard and keep This fold from hell, and earth, and sin; Nourish the lambs, and. feed the sheep, The wounded heal, the lost bring in.
الصفحة 25 - I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned.
الصفحة 177 - The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally true; by the philosopher, as equally false; and by the magistrate, as equally useful.
الصفحة 123 - We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best.
الصفحة 163 - And the Lord said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters ; for I know their sorrows. And I am come down to deliver them...
الصفحة 2 - Adieu, adieu ! my native shore Fades o'er the waters blue ; The night-winds sigh, the breakers roar, And shrieks the wild sea-mew. Yon sun that sets upon the sea We follow in his flight ; Farewell awhile to him and thee, My native land — Good night...
الصفحة 91 - There is a lesson in each flower, A story in each stream and bower ; On every herb on which you tread Are written words which, rightly read, Will lead you from earth's fragrant sod To hope, and holiness, and God.
الصفحة 11 - For contemplation he and valour formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace, He for God only, she for God in him...
الصفحة 130 - When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

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