A Voyage Round the World: And Visits to Various Foreign Countries in the United States Frigate Columbia : Attended by Her Consort the Sloop of War John Adams and Commanded by Commodore George C. Read ...
H. Mansfield, 1843
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Page 26 - Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower: he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
Page 26 - Forasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God, in his wise providence, to take out of this world the soul of our deceased brother, we therefore commit his body to the ground, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust ; looking for the general resurrection in the last day, and the life of the world to come, through our Lord Jesus Christ; at whose second coming in glorious majesty to judge the 292 THE RITUAL.
Page 96 - Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines* of bright gold: There's not the smallest orb, which thou behold'st, But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubim: Such harmony is in immortal souls; . But, whilst this muddy vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it.
Page 59 - Oh, Sir ! the good die first, And they whose hearts are dry as summer dust Burn to the socket.
Page 60 - Asleep in Jesus ! far from thee Thy kindred and their graves may be ; But thine is still a blessed sleep, From which none ever wakes to weep.
Page 27 - World to come, through our Lord Jesus Christ ; at whose second coming in glorious Majesty to judge the World, the Earth and the Sea shall give up their Dead ; and the corruptible Bodies of those who sleep in him shall be changed, and made like unto his own glorious Body ; according to the mighty working whereby he is able to subdue all things unto himself.
Page 226 - FAREWELL !— but whenever you welcome the hour That awakens the night-song of mirth in your bower, Then think of the friend who once welcomed it too, And forgot his own griefs to be happy with you.
Page 105 - I never addressed myself in the language of decency and friendship to a woman, whether civilized or savage, without receiving a decent and friendly answer. With man it has often been otherwise. In wandering over the barren plains of inhospitable Denmark, through honest Sweden...
Page 148 - God in a saving manner," he remarks, " painting, poetry, and music, have had charms unknown to me before. I have received what I suppose is a taste for them ; for religion has refined my mind, and made it susceptible of impressions from the sublime and beautiful.
Page 96 - Ye who turn judgment to wormwood, and leave off righteousness in the earth, seek him that maketh the seven stars and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night: that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The Lord is his name: that strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.