Dr. Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric: Abridged. With Questions

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Collins & Company, 1831 - 268 sider
 

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Side 22 - And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind.
Side 96 - Me miserable ! which way shall I fly Infinite wrath, and infinite despair? Which way I fly is Hell; myself am Hell; And, in the lowest deep, a lower deep Still threatening to devour me opens wide, To which the Hell I suffer seems a Heaven.
Side 215 - Stooping through a fleecy cloud. Oft on a plat of rising ground I hear the far-off curfew sound Over some wide-watered shore, Swinging slow with sullen roar ; Or, if the air will not permit, Some still, removed place will fit, Where glowing embers through the room Teach light to counterfeit a gloom...
Side 123 - The sense of feeling c-an indeed give us a notion of extension, shape, and all other ideas that enter at the eye except colours: but at the same time, it is very much straitened and confined in its operations, to the number, bulk, and distance of its particular objects.
Side 128 - He can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable companion in a statue. He meets with a secret refreshment in a description, and often feels a greater satisfaction in the prospect of fields and meadows than another does in the possession. It gives him, indeed, a kind of property in every thing he sees...
Side 219 - The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me. He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God...
Side 99 - At even, which I bred up with tender hand From the first opening bud, and gave ye names ; Who now shall rear ye to the sun, or rank Your tribes, and water from the ambrosial fount?
Side 217 - O SING unto the Lord a new song: sing unto the Lord, all the earth.
Side 23 - Thus saith the Lord, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I am the Lord that maketh all things; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself...
Side 177 - Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine; what is low, raise and support...

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