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Page 16 - THERE rolls the deep where grew the tree. O earth, what changes hast thou seen ! There where the long street roars, hath been The stillness of the central sea. The hills are shadows, and they flow From form to form, and nothing stands ; They melt like mist, the solid lands, Like clouds they shape themselves and go. But in my spirit will I dwell, And dream my dream, and hold it true ; For tho...
Page 133 - ... stirs the lightest flower that feeds on the dew it supplies ; yet it bears the fleets of nations on its wings around the world, and crushes the most refractory substances with its weight. When in motion, its force is sufficient to level...
Page 261 - The Geological Examinator. A Progressive Series of Questions, adapted to the Introductory and Advanced TextBooks of Geology. Prepared to assist Teachers in framing their Examinations, and Students in testing their own Progress and Proficiency. By the SAME.
Page 259 - GEOGRAPHY, illustrating, in a Series of Original Designs, the Elementary Facts of GEOLOGY, HYDROGRAPHY, METEOROLOGY, and NATURAL HISTORY. A New and Enlarged Edition, containing 4 new Maps and Letterpress. 20 Coloured Maps.
Page 133 - Softer than the finest down — more impalpable than the finest gossamer, — it leaves the cobweb undisturbed, and scarcely stirs the lightest flower that feeds on the dew it supplies ; yet it bears the fleets of nations on its wings around the world, and crushes the most refractory substances with its weight.
Page 262 - By Sir William Hamilton, Bart., Professor of Logic and Metaphysics in the University of Edinburgh. Edited by the Rev. HL MANSEL, BD, LL.
Page 263 - EPITOME OF ALISON'S HISTORY OF EUROPE. For the Use of Schools and Young Persons. Fifteenth Edition, 7s. 6d., bound. ATLAS TO ALISON'S HISTORY OF EUROPE; Containing 109 Maps and Plans of Countries, Battles, Sieges, and Sea-Fights.
Page 259 - A New and Enlarged Edition. Constructed from the best materials, and embodying the results of the most recent investigations, accompanied by a complete INDEX OF PLACES, in which the proper quantities are given by T.