A Memoir of Thomas Uwins, R. A.: Late Keeper of the Royal Galleries ... Etc, Том 1

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Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858
 

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Страница 95 - Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, And righteousness remain in the fruitful field. And the work of righteousness shall be peace ; And the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
Страница 151 - One cried, God bless us ! and, Amen, the other ; As they had seen me, with these hangman's hands, Listening their fear. I could not say, amen, When they did say, God bless us.
Страница 150 - Yon cottager who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store, Content though mean, and cheerful, if not gay, Shuffling her threads about the live-long day, Just earns a scanty pittance, and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light ; She for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no praise, but (though her lot be such, Toilsome and indigent) she renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her bible true, A truth the brilliant...
Страница 147 - ... prayer. Let but a man live with Christ, anxious to have his own life destroyed and Christ's life established in its place, losing himself in Christ, that man will have all his misgivings silenced. These are the two remedies for doubt — activity and prayer. He who works, and feels he works — he who prays, and knows he prays — has got the secret of transforming life-failure into life-victory.
Страница 261 - PETER'S TOE. I have seen people, says a traveller, of all ranks and ages prostrate themselves before the statue of St. Peter at Rome, and after saying a short prayer most humbly kiss his toe. To such an extent is this carried, that the great toe of the image, (it is so wretched a thing I can hardly call it a statue,) is from time to time worn away, and the brazier is called in to supply another, that the toe-worshippers may not miss the object of their adoration. But a letter would not suffice to...
Страница 206 - I've been wand'ring away — To see thus around me my youth's early friends, As smiling and kind as in that happy day ? Though haply o'er some of your brows, as o'er mine, The snow-fall of time may be stealing — what then ? Like Alps in the sunset, thus lighted by wine...
Страница 150 - tis a lie, I am not ague-proof. Glo. The trick of that voice I do well remember : Is't not the king ? Lear. Ay, every inch a king : When I do stare, see, how the subject quakes.
Страница 148 - Though riches, honours, and all the glories of this world, are with a man, yet he fears, yea, he fears the more for these, because here they must end. But the good man looks death out of countenance, in the words of David, Though I walk through the valley and shadow of death, yet will I fear no evil, for thou art with me.
Страница 151 - For her th' unfading rose of Eden blooms, And wings of seraphs shed divine perfumes ; For her the spouse prepares the bridal ring ; For her white virgins hymeneals sing ; To sounds of heavenly harps she dies away, And melts in visions of eternal day.
Страница 125 - The old nobility and land proprietors are gone out. Their place is supplied by railroad speculators, iron mine men, and grinders from Sheffield, &c., Liverpool and Manchester merchants and traders.

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