Sanders' Union Fifth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles of Rhetorical Reading : with Numerous Exercises for Practice, Both in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers, and with Literary and Biographical Notes, for the Higher Classes in Schools, Academies, Etc
Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman & Company, 1870 - 480 sider
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Advance answer battle bear beautiful bless born breath bright called close clouds coming dark dead death deep desire died earth face fall father fear feel feet field fire flowers follow give given glory gone grave hand happiness head hear heard heart Heaven honor hope hour human knowledge labor land laws leave less LESSON light live look means memory mighty mind morning mountain nature never night o'er once passed present river rolling round seemed side sleep smile soon soul sound speak spirit stand stars storm tears tell thee things thou thought thousand trees turned universe virtue voice watch waves whole wild wind wonder young
Side 349 - Hast thou given the horse strength ? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder ? Canst 'thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? The glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength : He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted ; Neither turneth he back from the sword.
Side 475 - When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time, the sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union; on States dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood...
Side 444 - I am the daughter of earth and water, And the nursling of the sky; I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores ; I change, but I cannot die. For after the rain when, with never a stain, The pavilion of heaven is bare, And the winds and sunbeams with their convex gleams, Build up the blue dome of air...
Side 475 - Liberty first and Union afterward"; but everywhere, spread all over in characters of living light, blazing on all its ample folds, as they float over the sea and over the land, and in every wind under the whole heavens, that other . sentiment, dear to every true American heart, — LIBERTY AND UNION, NOW AND FOREVER, ONE AND INSEPARABLE ! THE WRECK CHARLES DICKENS This very dramatic description is from "David Copperfield.
Side 303 - Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season? Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing. Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods.
Side 453 - O Lord, how manifold are thy works ! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.
Side 26 - Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth at his feet. He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow: his ways are everlasting.
Side 32 - Ye pine-groves, with your soft and soul-like sounds ! And they too have a voice, yon piles of snow, And in their perilous fall shall thunder, God!
Side 429 - Know, all the good that individuals find, Or God and Nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words — health, peace, and competence.