The Green Book, Or Gleanings from the Writing Desk of a Literary Agitator
T. O'Gorman, 35, Upper Ormond-Quay. C. Dolman, London., 1841 - Ireland - 480 pages
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Page 143 - is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall : he spake also of beasts, and of fowl and of creeping things, and of fishes."
Page 5 - ladies answered her, yea, she returned answer to herself,—' Have they not sped? have they not divided the prey ? to every man a damsel or two ; to Sisera a prey of divers colours meet for the necks of them that take the spoil.
Page 5 - The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice, * Why is his chariot so long in coming ? why tarry the wheels of his chariots ?
Page 137 - Tell it not in Gath : II. Publish it not in the streets of Ashkelon : Lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice ! Lest the daughters of the uncircumcised exult!
Page 182 - thrice consul, the groans of the Britons. The barbarians drive us to the sea, the sea throws us back on the swords of the barbarians ; so that we have nothing left us but the wretched choice of being either drowned or butchered
Page 472 - they say, it is the fatali destiny of that land, that no purposes whatsoever which are meant for her good, will prosper or take good effect, which, whether it proceed from the very genius of the soyle, or influence of the starres, or that Almighty God hath not yet appointed the time of her reformation, or that he reserveth her in
Page 121 - sink into its bosom. I have but one request to ask at my departure from this world : it is—the charity of its silence. Let no man write MY epitaph : for, as no man who knows MY motives dare now vindicate them, let not prejudice or ignorance asperse them. Let them and me repose in obscurity and peace ; and my tomb remain uninscribed, until other times and other
Page 37 - and stainless thought— I should have deemed thee doomed to earthly care. With such an aspect, by his colours blent, When from his beauty-breathing pencil born, (Except that thou hast nothing to repent) The Magdalen of Guido saw the morn— Such seem'st thou—but how much more excellent ! With naught Remorse can claim—nor Virtue scorn.
Page 3 - The children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the Lord and the Lord sold them into the hand of Jabín, king of Canaan, that reigned in Hazor ; the captain of
Page 47 - Ma voix ferait sur eux les effets du tonnerre, Et je verrais leurs fronts attachés à la terre ; Mais je te parle en homme, et sans rien déguiser, Je me sens assez grand pour ne pas t'abuser. Vois quel est Mahomet ; nous sommes seuls