acquire action active affection animals appears asked attention become better body brain called cause character child colour Combe combination comes considered course desire difficulty disease exercise existence expression external eyes face fact faculty feelings friends function give given greater hand head heart hope human ideas important indicates individual influence intellectual interest John kind knowledge language laws lead lecture live look manifestations matter means memory mental mind moral mouth nature necessary never objects observation once organ persons phrenology physical possess powers present principles question reason received result seemed sense side society speak strong suppose talent tell things thought tion true truth turned whole wish young
Page 96 - And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey.
Page 317 - Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which the owner knows not of.
Page 407 - The older I grow — and I now stand upon the brink of eternity — the more comes back to me the sentence in the Catechism which I learned when a child, and the fuller and deeper its meaning becomes, 'What is the chief end of man f — To glorify God, and enjoy Him for ever.
Page 337 - Our most striking piece of success, when the thing selected was divulged to none of the family, was five cards running, named correctly on a first trial ; the odds against this happening once in our series were considerably over a million to 1.
Page 189 - Thus, from afar, each dim-discover'd scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been, And every form that fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity?
Page 381 - Solenopsis fugax, which makes its chambers and galleries in the walls of the nests of larger species, is the bitter enemy of its hosts. The latter cannot get at them, because they are too large to enter the galleries. The little Solenopsis, therefore, are quite safe, and, as it appears, make incursions into the nurseries of the larger ant, and carry off the larvae as food.
Page 276 - Perhaps this is the way I have been able to climb up higher. It came to me one morning when I was making bread. I said to myself, 'Here I am, compelled by an inevitable necessity to make our bread this summer. Why not consider it a pleasant occupation, and make it so by trying to see what perfect bread I can make?
Page 242 - I venerate old age; and I love not the man who can look without emotion upon the sunset of life, when the dusk of evening begins to gather over the watery eye, and the shadows of twilight grow broader and deeper upon the understanding...
Page 95 - And when the sun was up, they were scorched: and because they had no root, they withered away. And some fell among thorns: and the thorns sprung up and choked them. But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.