A Brief Account of the Solar System, in English: With the Translation Into Hindustani, Expressed in the Roman Character

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printed at the Baptist Mission Press, 1836 - 82 páginas
 

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Página 50 - Lo, these are parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?
Página 53 - Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth : While all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole. What though in solemn silence all Move round...
Página 34 - Amid the radiant orbs, That more than deck, that animate the sky, The life-infusing suns of other worlds ; Lo ! from the dread immensity of space Returning, with accelerated course, The rushing comet to the Sun descends ; And as he sinks below the shading earth, With awful train projected o'er the Heavens, The guilty nations tremble.
Página 48 - Shall we say, then, of these vast luminaries, that they were created in vain ? Were they called into existence for no other purpose than to throw a tide of useless splendour over the solitudes of immensity ? Our sun is only one of these luminaries, and we know that he has worlds in his train. Why should we strip the rest of this princely attendance ? Why may not each of them be the centre of his own system, and give light to his own worlds...
Página 52 - Or from its husk strike out the bounding grain : A language worthy the great Mind that speaks ! Preface and comment to the sacred page ! Which oft refers its reader to the skies, As presupposing his first lesson there, And Scripture 'self a fragment, that unread.
Página 52 - Divine Instructor ! Thy first volume this For man's perusal ; all in capitals ! In moon and stars (Heaven's golden alphabet !) Emblazed to seize the sight, who runs may read ; Who reads can understand.
Página 53 - And all the planets, in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole. What though in solemn silence all Move round this dark terrestrial ball; What though no real voice, nor sound...

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