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2d Edition affliction amidst ancient become Bible Bishop Bishop of Lichfield blessings Botany bound by Hayday British cheerful Christ Christian Church cloth coloured comfort consolation David Low dead death desire Dictionary Domestic dying earth earthly Edinburgh Review eminent enjoy enjoyment eternity Exeter College existence expiring faith Fcap fear feel felicity Foolscap Foolscap Svo friends Garden glory God's grave grief happiness heart heaven hereafter History Holy Scripture hope human Illustrations immortal interest J. C. Loudon John Edward Gray John Lindley last hour late live London look Lord Louisa Stuart Costello mercy mind moroeco mortal mourning nature never once peace perfect Peter Simple Plates pleasures Portrait prayer religion remarked scene seems solemn sorrow soul spirit suffering thee thou thought tion tomb Translated TREATISE truth Vignette Titles vols whole William Howitt wish Woodcuts words worldly young
Page 121 - FRIEND after friend departs; Who hath not lost a friend? There is no union here of hearts,' That finds not here an end; Were this frail world our only rest, Living or dying, none were blest.
Page 156 - A noble army: men and boys, The matron and the maid ; Around the Saviour's throne rejoice, In robes of light arrayed. They climbed the steep ascent of heaven Through peril, toil, and pain : O God, to us may grace be given To follow in their train.
Page 19 - Historical Treasury; comprising a General Introductory Outline of Universal History, Ancient and Modern, and a Series of separate Histories of every principal Nation that exists ; their Rise, Progress, and Present Condition, the Moral and Social Character of their respective inhabitants, their Religion, Manners and Customs, &c.
Page 18 - A General Dictionary of Geography, Descriptive, Physical, Statistical, and Historical ; forming a complete Gazetteer of the World. By A. KEITH JOHNSTON, FRSE 8vo. 31s. 6d. M'Culloch's Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, of the various Countries, Places, and principal Natural Objects in the World.
Page 16 - OF PLANTS; Including all the Plants which are now found in, or have been introduced into, Great Britain ; giving their Natural History, accompanied by such descriptions, engraved figures, and elementary details, as may enable a beginner, who is a mere English reader, to discover the name of every Plant which he may find in flower, and acquire all the information respecting it which is useful and interesting.
Page 16 - Encyclopedia of Agriculture : comprising the Theory and Practice of the Valuation, Transfer, Laying-out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and of the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable Productions of Agriculture ; Including all the latest Improvements, a general History of Agriculture in all Countries, a Statistical View of its present State, and Suggestions for its future progress in the British Isles.
Page 25 - Lonely, I no longer roam, Like the cloud, the wind, the wave ; Where you dwell, shall be my home, Where you die, shall be my grave...
Page 140 - Within that awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries! Happiest they of human race, To whom God has granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch, and force the way; And better had they ne'er been born, Who read, to doubt, or read to scorn.
Page 323 - We watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears , Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she slept And sleeping when she died.