Letters from Europe: During a Tour Through Switzerland and Italy, in the Years 1801 and 1802, Volume 1
author, 1805 - Italy
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Page 228 - Therefore thus saith the LORD God, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste.
Page 436 - And Paul dwelt two whole years in his own hired house, and received all that came in unto him, preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him.
Page 212 - A woman clothed with the sun, having the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.
Page 349 - And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost' and altogetherv such as I am, except these bonds.
Page 173 - For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.
Page 208 - Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona ; for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven. And I say also unto thee, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock will I build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Page 184 - Yet hear, alas ! this mournful truth, Nor hear it with a frown ; — Thou canst not make the tea so fast As I can gulp it down.
Page 109 - Dear is that shed to which his soul conforms, And dear that hill which lifts him to the storms ; And as a child, when scaring sounds molest, Clings close and closer to the mother's breast, So the loud torrent and the whirlwind's roar But bind him to his native mountains more.
Page 34 - Tell's exploit of shooting the apple from the head of his son at the command of the tyrant Gessler. The place where the tree stood to which his son was bound, and on which Gessler's hat was placed, is covered by a handsome fountain.
Page 46 - ... to posterity in the pages of history. Indeed, his name would never have been heard of had it not been for the generous allusion made to him by Vancouver, in his narrative published six years afterwards.