Jottings of Kent


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第 129 頁 - Just as I am, and waiting not To rid my soul of one dark blot, To Thee whose blood can cleanse each spot, O Lamb of God, I come...
第 212 頁 - And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.
第 326 頁 - I have frequently remarked the appearance of a dark cloud, or rather very thick mist, hanging over the edge of the water, to the height perhaps of half a yard, and of the breadth of two or three yards, stretching along the coast as far as the eye could reach, and always retiring with the water. When this cloud came to be examined, it proved to be nothing else than so much space filled with young shrimps, in the act of bounding into the air from the shallow margin of the water, or from the wet sand.
第 128 頁 - How lov'd, how honour'd once, avails thee not, To whom related, or by whom begot ; A heap of dust alone remains of thee, 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be ! Poets themselves must fall, like those they sung, Deaf the prais'd ear, and mute the tuneful tongue.
第 244 頁 - O'er eastward uplands, gay or rude, Along to Erith's ivied spire, I start, with strength and hope renew'd, And cherish life's rekindling fire. Now measure vales with straining eyes, Now trace the church-yard's humble names: Or, climb brown heaths, abrupt that rise, And overlook the winding Thames.
第 174 頁 - For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knee the envied kiss to share.
第 55 頁 - was builded about a man's height, all of stone, then upwards of timber plain, within which was a chest of iron, containing the bones of Thomas Becket, scull and all, with the wound of his death, and the piece cut out of his scull laid in the same wound.
第 243 頁 - Where cheerly up this bold hill's side The deep'ning groves triumphant climb: In groves Delight and Peace abide, And Wisdom marks the lapse of time. To hide me from the public eye, To keep the throne of Reason clear, Amidst fresh air to...
第 128 頁 - With all-engaging charms; Hark ! how He calls the tender lambs, And folds them in His arms. 2 " Permit them to approach," He cries, " Nor scorn their humble name ; For 'twas to bless such souls as these The Lord of angels came.
第 92 頁 - On munday morning the 27 of May, aboord the Ayde we received all the Communion by the Minister of Gravesend, and prepared us as good Christians towards God, and resolute men for all fortunes : and towards night we departed to Tilbery Hope.