American Notes and Queries, Volume 6

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William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris
Westminister Publishing Company, 1891 - Literature
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Page 266 - Pomegranate,' which, if cut deep down the middle, Shows a heart within blood-tinctured, of a veined humanity.
Page 18 - ... si volet usus, quern penes arbitrium est et jus et norma loquendi.
Page 267 - Whose dewy leaflets are but half disclosed, You may perchance behold them on the twigs, Their bright, bright eyes, their eyes both bright and full, Glistening, while many a glow-worm in the shade Lights up her love-torch.
Page 70 - So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impell'd the steel; While the same plumage that had warm'd his nest . Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast.
Page 294 - Are you in earnest? seize this very minute — What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
Page 38 - Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl, And, half-suspected, animate the whole. Of mordant mustard add a single spoon, Distrust the condiment that bites so soon; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault To add a double quantity of salt; Four times the spoon with oil of Lucca crown, And twice with vinegar procured from town; And lastly o'er the flavoured compound toss A magic soupcon of anchovy sauce.
Page 38 - To make this condiment, your poet begs The pounded yellow of two hard-boiled eggs; Two boiled potatoes, passed through kitchen sieve, Smoothness and softness to the salad give. Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl. And, half-suspected, animate the whole. Of mordant mustard add a single spoon, Distrust the condiment that bites so soon ; But deem it not, thou man...
Page 147 - Yet faded from him; Sidney, as he fought And as he fell and as he lived and loved Sublimely mild, a Spirit without spot, Arose; and Lucan, by his death approved; Oblivion as they rose shrank like a thing reproved.
Page 114 - From distant climes o'er wide-spread seas we come, Though not with much eclat or beat of drum, True patriots all; for, be it understood, We left our country for our country's good...
Page 44 - A little nonsense now and then is relished by the best of men.

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