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Page 35 - And rolls through all things. Therefore am I still A lover of the meadows and the woods And mountains, and of all that we behold From this green earth, of all the mighty world Of eye and ear, both what they half create And what perceive ; well pleased to recognize In Nature and the language of the sense The anchor of my purest thoughts, the nurse, The guide, the guardian of my heart, and soul Of all my moral being.
Page 484 - THE snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night Had been heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white. Every pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep with pearl.
Page 274 - I was the guest of the evening, and had no reason to complain of the civility of my entertainer ; for with the air of a well-bred host, and an epicure to boot, he drew from the burning coals one of the daintiest pieces, about a yard and a half in length, and rolling one end between the palms of his hands to a tapering point, broke off about a foot and handed it to me.
Page 483 - Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Page 258 - How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds Makes ill deeds done...
Page 272 - Of course, there was but one thing to be done, and that was, to haul down the French flag and hoist my own, which was done in an instant, when we mutually hailed.
Page 253 - I do not love you, Dr. Fell ; The reason why I cannot tell. But this I'm sure I know full well, I do not love you, Dr. Fell.
Page 208 - Collector shall endorse thereon a description of the quantity and parts entered for exportation. The Collector of Customs at any Customs Port of Entry designated for the Export of Deer, upon receiving the said export entries duly completed, may thereupon under the seal of the Custom House, issue his permit for the...