Jehovah, God of hosts, hath sworn, saying: Surely, as I have devised, so shall it be; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand.
George, you must not laugh at me; I will not bear it. You forget what you are about when you ridicule me: I know more than you do about the lessons.
I never heard a word about it before, said George, yesterday: who told you about it, Charles?
I never heard one word of it before, said my uncle Toby, hastily: how came he there, Trim?
Thou shalt pronounce this parable upon the King of Babylon; and shalt say: How hath the oppressor ceased?
It is not only in the sacred fane that homage should be paid to the Most High: there is a temple, one not made with hands; the vaulted firmament: far in the woods, almost beyond the sound of city-chime, at intervals heard through the breezeless air.
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To retain the flavor of this schoolbook, the Transcriber has left all grammar errors in tact. Any exceptions are noted below.
Page vii: Opening bracket added to first sentence. [The Poetical Extracts
Page 131: Period added: generosity.
Page 139: Period added: she was immovable.
Page 150: Period added: 18.
Page 154: Period added: The same, subject, continued.
Page 165: Word “might” changed to “mighty” due to space in poem and poem’s scheme.
Page 202: Word “curse” is presumed: “...curse resounds in the ...”