The pillars of the house; or, Under wode, under rode, Volume 1

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Page 128 - And here we offer and present unto Thee, O Lord, ourselves, our souls and bodies, to be a reasonable, holy, and lively sacrifice unto Thee...
Page 38 - And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian airs Married to immortal verse, Such as the meeting soul may pierce In notes, with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out, With wanton heed and giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running, Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony; That Orpheus...
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Page 269 - A tale which, we are sure, will give pleasure to many others besides the young people for whom it is specially intended.
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