American Notes and Queries, Volume 4

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William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris
W.S. and H.C. Walsh, 1890 - Literature
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Page 282 - The fair round face, the snowy beard, The velvet of her paws, Her coat that with the tortoise vies, Her ears of jet, and emerald eyes — She saw ; and purr'd applause.
Page 265 - My whole life I have lived in pleasant thought, As if life's business were a summer mood; As if all needful things would come unsought To genial faith, still rich in genial good; But how can He expect that others should Build for him, sow for him, and at his call Love him, who for himself will take no heed at all?
Page 110 - WE beseech thee, O Lord, pour thy grace into our hearts; that, as we have known the incarnation of thy Son Jesus Christ by the message of an angel, so by his cross and passion we may be brought unto the glory of his resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 208 - O'erhang his wavy bed: Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises, 'midst the twilight path Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum...
Page 116 - I hear, and hate — be England what she will, With all her faults, she is my country still.
Page 282 - ... midst the tide Two angel forms were seen to glide, The genii of the stream : Their scaly armour's Tyrian hue Through richest purple to the view Betray'da golden gleam. The hapless nymph with wonder saw : A whisker first, and then a claw, With many an ardent wish, She stretch'd, in vain, to reach the prize, What female heart can gold despise?
Page 60 - I knew a very wise man that believed that if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Page 218 - AN Austrian army, awfully arrayed, Boldly by battery besieged Belgrade; Cossack commanders cannonading come, Dealing destruction's devastating doom. Every endeavor engineers essay For fame, for fortune, — fighting furious fray: Generals 'gainst generals grapple — gracious God How honors Heaven heroic hardihood!
Page 73 - O, throw away the worser part of it. And live the purer with the other half.
Page 251 - As yet I am as strong this day as I was in the day that Moses sent me: as my strength 'was then, even so is my strength now, for war, both to go out and to come in.

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