Thrilling adventures of Daniel Ellis, the great Union guide of east Tennessee, during the rebellion (Google eBook)

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1867
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Page 16 - In the corrupted currents of this world Offence's gilded hand may shove by justice, And oft 'tis seen the wicked prize itself Buys out the law; but 'tis not so above; There is no shuffling, there the action lies In his true nature, and we ourselves compell'd Even to the teeth and forehead of our faults To give in evidence.
Page 198 - TIRED Nature's sweet restorer, balmy Sleep ! He, like the world, his ready visit pays Where Fortune smiles ; the wretched he forsakes ; Swift on his downy pinion flies from woe, And lights on lids unsullied with a tear.
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Page 260 - For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share.
Page 384 - Sometimes two hanamichi are provided, one on the left and one on the right side of the stage.
Page 3 - This shadowy desert, unfrequented woods, I better brook than flourishing peopled towns : Here can I sit alone, unseen of any, And to the nightingale's complaining notes Tune my distresses, and record my woes.
Page 419 - There's a Divinity that shapes our ends, Rough hew them as we may.
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Page 83 - And how have they lost their liberties? If we could transport ourselves...
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