Meliora: or, Better times to come. Being the contributions of many men touching the present state and prospects of society. Ed. by viscount Ingestre

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Sivu 196 - Ring out false pride in place and blood, The civic slander and the spite; Ring in the love of truth and right, Ring in the common love of good. Ring out old shapes of foul disease; Ring out the narrowing lust of gold; Ring out the thousand wars of old, Ring in the thousand years of peace. Ring in the valiant man and free, The larger heart, the kindlier hand; Ring out the darkness of the land, Ring in the Christ that is to be.
Sivu 52 - Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire; Hands that the rod of empire might have swayed, Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre...
Sivu 52 - Th' applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes...
Sivu 50 - Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood, Th...
Sivu 52 - AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar; Ah! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale remote has pined alone, Then dropt into the grave, unpitied and unknown...
Sivu 277 - In each of the balconies that hung over the stream the self-same tub was to be seen in which the inhabitants put the mucky liquid to stand, so that they may, after it has rested for a day or two, skim the fluid from the solid particles of filth, pollution, and disease.
Sivu 128 - But he is a foolish man, who builds his house upon the sand : for when the rains descend, and the floods come, and the winds blow, and beat upon that house, it will fall, and great will be the fall of it.
Sivu 270 - The sweater's men generally lodge where they work. A sweater usually keeps about six men. These occupy two small garrets ; one room is called the kitchen, and the other the workshop ; and here the whole of the six men, and the sweater, his wife, and family, live and sleep. One sweater...
Sivu 297 - The Holy City; Historical, Topographical, and Antiquarian Notices of Jerusalem. By G. WILLIAMS, BD, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. Second Edition, with numerous Illustrations and Additions, and a plan of Jerusalem. Two large Volumes.
Sivu 297 - Travels in the Track of the Ten Thousand Greeks; a Geographical and Descriptive Account of the Expedition of Cyrus. By WF AINSWORTH.

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