The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: With a Memoir of the Author, Volume 5

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Page 437 - And when the builders laid the foundation of the Temple of the Lord, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites, the sons of Asaph, with cymbals, to praise the Lord, after the ordinance of David king of Israel.
Page 397 - God had some good people somewhere, that felt as he did. He had not always, he said, felt as he now did; but had formerly been like the rest of the Indians, until about four or five years before that time : then, he said, his heart was very much distressed, so that he could not live among the Indians, but got away into the woods, and lived alone for some months. At length, he says, God comforted his heart, and showed him what he should do ; and since that time he had known God, and tried to serve...
Page 107 - With long protruded neck the cormorants Wing their far flight aloft ; and round and round The plovers wheel, and give their note of joy. It was a day that sent into the heart A Summer feeling : even the insect swarms From...
Page 437 - But many of the priests and Levites and chief of the fathers, who were ancient men, that had seen the first house, when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, wept with a loud voice; and many shouted aloud for joy...
Page 196 - And now the salmon-fishers moist, Their leathern boats begin to hoist ; And, like Antipodes in shoes, Have shod their heads in their canoes. How tortoise-like, but not so slow, These rational amphibii go ! Let's in ; for the dark hemisphere Does now like one of them appear.
Page 176 - ... make him the best offerings in his power. He accordingly first threw his pipe into the stream ; then the roll that contained his tobacco : after these, the bracelets he wore on his arms and wrists ; next, an ornament that encircled his neck, composed of beads and wires ; and at last, the earrings from his ears ; in short, he presented to his God every part of his dress that was valuable...
Page 437 - LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals, to praise the LORD, after the ordinance of David king of Israel. 11 And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the LORD ; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.
Page 397 - ... with some corn in it, and the neck of it drawn on to a piece of wood, which made a very convenient handle. As he came forward, he beat his tune with the rattle, and danced with all his might, but did not suffer any part of his body, not so much as his fingers, to be seen...
Page 153 - Nor do I think that any other nation than this of Wales, or any other language (whatever may hereafter come to pass) , shall in the day of severe examination before the Supreme Judge answer for this corner of the earth ! ' " — Ho ARE
Page 115 - Through which they forced their way. Adown the vale, Broken by stones and o'er a stoney bed, Roll'd the loud mountain-stream. When Madoc came, A little child was sporting by the brook, Floating the fallen leaves, that he might see them Whirl in the eddy now and now be driven Down the descent, now on the smoother stream Sail onward far away. But when he, heard The horse's tramp, he raised his head and watch'd The Prince, who now dismounted and drew nigh.

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