Peter Schlemihl in America ...

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Carey and Hart, 1848 - 494 páginas

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Página 91 - And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians ; and there was a great cry in Egypt ; for there was not a house where there was not one dead.
Página 261 - I look for the new Teacher, that shall follow so far those shining laws, that he shall see them come full circle; shall see their rounding complete grace; shall see the world to be the mirror of the soul; shall see the identity of the law of gravitation with purity of heart; and shall show that the Ought, that Duty, is one thing with Science, with Beauty, and with Joy.
Página 276 - I should prefer a firm religious belief to every other blessing ; for it makes life a discipline of goodness — creates new hopes, when all earthly hopes vanish ; and throws over the decay, the destruction of existence, the most gorgeous of all lights ; awakens life even in death, and from corruption and decay calls up beauty and divinity...
Página 388 - Righteous art thou, O Lord, when I plead with thee : yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments : Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously?
Página 207 - Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls : Who steals my purse, steals trash ; 'tis something, nothing ; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands : But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed, Oth.
Página 270 - Peace," will not always sound as fiction. O come thou kingdom of Heaven, for which we daily pray ! Come, Friend and Saviour of the race, who didst shed thy blood on the cross to reconcile man to man, and Earth to Heaven ! Come, ye predicted ages of righteousness and love, for which the faithful have so long yearned. Come, Father Almighty, and crown with thine omnipotence the humble strivings of thy children to subvert oppression and wrong, to spread light and...
Página 276 - I envy no quality of the mind or intellect in others ; not genius, power, wit, or fancy : but, if I could choose what would be most delightful, and, I believe, most useful to me, I should prefer a firm religious belief to every other blessing...
Página 320 - At my nativity my ascendant was the watery sign of Scorpius : I was born in the planetary hour of Saturn, and I think I have a piece of that leaden planet in me.
Página 84 - The Book of Common Prayer, according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America; translated into the Mohawk or Iroquois language .. by the Rev.
Página 157 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.

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