The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 27

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Page 17 - And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them. And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.
Page 232 - For there is a music wherever there is a harmony, order, or proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres; for those well-ordered motions, and regular paces, though they give no sound unto the ear, yet to the understanding they strike a note most full of harmony.
Page 69 - I think nothing in this volume of much value to the public, or very creditable to myself. Events not to be controlled have prevented me from making, at any time, any serious effort in what, under happier circumstances, would have been the field of my choice.
Page 564 - Critical Remarks, in which the various methods of pronouncing employed by different authors are investigated and compared with each other. The SECOND...
Page 233 - For my Conversation, it is like the Sun's, with all men, and with a friendly aspect to good and bad. Methinks there is no man bad. and the worst, best; that is, while they are kept within the circle of those qualities wherein they are good: there is no man's mind of such discordant and jarring a temper, to which a tunable disposition may not strike a harmony.
Page 491 - 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.
Page 234 - No man can justly censure or condemn another, because indeed no man truly knows another. This I perceive in my self ; for I am in the dark to all the world, and my nearest friends behold me but in a cloud.
Page 111 - Till every one who saw her, were thankful for the sight Of a face so sweet and radiant with ever fresh delight. Another gave her accents and a voice as musical As a spring-bird's joyous carol, or a rippling streamlet's fall ; Till all who heard her laughing, or her words of childish grace, Loved as much to listen to her, as to look upon her face. Another brought from heaven a clear and gentle mind, And within the lovely casket the precious gem enshrined ; Till...
Page 182 - To hew the rock or wear the gem Can nothing now avail to them ; But if the page of truth they sought, Or comfort to the mourner brought, These hands a richer meed shall claim, Than all that waits on wealth or fame. Avails it whether bare or shod These feet the path of duty trod ? If from the bowers of joy they fled To soothe affliction's humble bed, If grandeur's guilty bribe they spurn'd, And home to virtue's lap return'd ; These feet with angel's wings shall vie, And tread the palace of the sky.
Page 232 - I do embrace it : for even that vulgar and tavern-musick which makes one man merry, another mad, strikes in me a deep fit of devotion, and a profound contemplation of the First Composer.

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