Biographical memorials of James Oglethorpe: founder of the colony of Georgia in North America

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Printed for the author., 1841 - Biography & Autobiography - 424 pages
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Page 336 - There shall be sung another golden age, The rise of empire and of arts, The good and great inspiring epic rage, The wisest heads and noblest hearts.
Page 341 - Reasons for establishing the colony of Georgia, with regard to the trade of Great Britain...
Page 125 - The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
Page 335 - So much understanding, so much knowledge, so much innocence, and such humility, I did not think had been the portion of any but angels, till I saw this gentleman...
Page 336 - Westward the course of empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day ; Time's noblest offspring is the last.
Page 95 - This day I see the majesty of your face, the greatness of your house, and the number of your people ; — I am come in my old days, though I cannot...
Page 61 - In short, he has done a vast deal of Work for the Time, and I think his Name justly deserves to be immortalized.
Page 340 - Ye sons of mercy! yet resume the search; Drag forth the legal monsters into light, Wrench from their hands Oppression's iron rod, And bid the cruel feel the pains they give.
Page 173 - He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.
Page 124 - I have ordered him to be tied hand and foot, and be carried to the manof-war which sails with us. The rascal should have taken care how he used me so, for I never forgive.

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