Journal and Proceedings of the Hamilton Association: 1882-1886
Hamilton Association, 1884
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Page 23 - Do ye hear the children weeping, O my brothers, Ere the sorrow comes with years? They are leaning their young heads against their mothers, And that cannot stop their tears. The young lambs are bleating in the meadows, The young birds are chirping in the nest, The young fawns are playing with the shadows, The young flowers are blowing toward the west — But the young, young children, O my brothers, They are weeping bitterly! They are weeping in the playtime of the others, In the country of the free.
Page 231 - That the whole air and the woods and the waves seemed silent to listen. Plaintive at first were the tones and sad ; then soaring to madness Seemed they to follow or guide the revel of frenzied Bacchantes. Single notes were then heard, in sorrowful, low lamentation ; Till, having gathered them all, he flung them abroad in derision ; As when, after a storm, a gust of wind through the treetops Shakes down the rattling rain in a crystal shower on the branches.
Page 67 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before the LORD against the sun, that the fierce anger of the LORD may be turned away from Israel.
Page 13 - Could a man be secure That his days would endure As of old, for a thousand long years, What things might he know ! What deeds might he do ! And all without hurry or care.
Page 91 - Wise and mighty are the works of him who stemmed asunder the wide firmaments (heaven and earth). He lifted on high the bright and glorious heaven ; he stretched out apart the starry sky and the earth.
Page 90 - He through whom the sky is bright and the earth firm — He through whom the heaven was stablished, — nay, the highest heaven, — He who measured out the light in the air ; — Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? 6.
Page 231 - Then from a neighboring thicket the mocking-bird, wildest of singers, Swinging aloft on a willow spray that hung o'er the water, Shook from his little throat such floods of delirious music, That the whole air and the woods and the waves seemed silent to listen.
Page 88 - It can be proved by the evidence of language, that before their separation the Aryans led the life of agricultural nomads — a life such as Tacitus describes that of the ancient Germans. They knew the arts of ploughing, of making roads, of building ships, of weaving and sewing, of erecting houses ; they had counted at least as far as one hundred.
Page 26 - Blackish ; below white, dark along the sides and on the vent and crissum; most of head and fore-neck bluish-gray, the throat with a large chestnut patch; hind neck sharply streaked with white on a blackish ground, bill black.
Page 65 - omnipresent, that knoweth all thoughts, and giveth all gifts," " without whom man is as nothing," " invisible, incorporeal, one God, of perfect perfection and purity," " under whose wings we find repose and a sure defence.