The North Door: A Romance

Houghton Mifflin, 1920 - 351 páginas

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Página 86 - Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, And life unto the bitter in soul, Which long for death, but it cometh not, And dig for it more than for hid treasures; Which rejoice exceedingly, And are glad when they can find the grave?
Página 239 - All Nature is but art, unknown to thee All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good: And, spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right.
Página 199 - Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these 35 Yet thou sayest, Because I am innocent, surely his anger shall turn from me.
Página 163 - The lambs with wolves shall graze the verdant mead, And boys in flowery bands the tiger lead; The steer and lion at one crib shall meet, And harmless serpents lick the pilgrim's feet.
Página 163 - The rocks proclaim the approaching Deity. Lo earth receives Him from the bending skies ! Sink down, ye mountains ; and ye valleys, rise ; With heads declined, ye cedars, homage pay ; Be smooth, ye rocks ; ye rapid floods, give way ! The Saviour comes ! by ancient bards foretold ; Hear Him, ye deaf, and all ye blind behold ! He from thick films shall purge the visual ray, And on the sightless eye-ball pour the day...
Página 78 - But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be eaten : as a teil tree, and as an oak, whose substance is in them, when they cast their leaves : so the holy seed shall be the substance thereof.
Página 274 - The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was a robe and a diadem.
Página 276 - Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew mercy and compassion every man to his brother. And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor ; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
Página 275 - After spending considerable time in setting forth in most impressive language the hopeless condition of the slave, he asked who of us were willing to make common cause with him in doing all in our power to ' break the jaws of the wicked and pluck the spoil out of his teeth,' naming each of us in succession, Are you, Mary, John, Jason, and Owen?
Página 275 - Submit yourselves, says St. Peter, to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake; whether it be unto the king, as supreme; or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evil doers, and for the praise of them that do well*.

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