The Covenant: A Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd-Fellowship

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Page 552 - I AM monarch of all I survey; My right there is none to dispute; From the centre all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 Solitude ! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms Than reign in this horrible place.
Page 108 - But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.
Page 560 - First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," was originally used in the resolutions presented to Congress on the death of Washington, December, 1799.
Page 77 - On halcyon wings our moments pass, Life's cruel cares beguiling ; Old Time lays down his scythe and glass, In gay...
Page 424 - Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her.
Page 161 - Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness ; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
Page 424 - And he came and touched the bier : and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise. And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And he delivered him to his mother.
Page 545 - Sweet roses grace the thorny way Along this vale of sorrow ; The flowers that shed their leaves to-day Shall bloom again to-morrow : How grand in age, how fair in youth, Are holy " FRIENDSHIP, LOVE, and TRUTH...
Page 560 - My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother. Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
Page 372 - Frenchman to twine himself almost as closely round his hcnn as he had around the more yielding soul of his darling child. Though exceedingly indolent by nature, Florimond de Ranee had acquired skill in many graceful arts, which excited the wonder of the savages. He fenced well enough to foil the most expert antagonist; and in hunting, his rifle was sure to carry death to the game. These accomplishments, and the facility with which his pliant nation conform to the usages of savage life, made him a...

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