The School Reader: Containing Instructions in the Elementary Principles of Reading and Selected Lessons from the Most Elegant Writers : for the Use of Academies and the Higher Classes in Common and Select Schools. Fourth book
Newman and Ivison, 1853 - 312
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articulation beautiful bright brother Carthage Carthaginians cheerfulness circumflex dark dead death deep earth emphasis emphatic example expressed falling inflection father feel fifth verse flection fourth verse give grave hand happy hast hath hear heard heart heaven Indian kind knowledge L E S S land last line last verse LESS0 lesson live look Lord Lucy Davis means ment mighty mighty destroyer mind mountain N. P. WILLIS nature never Note o'er passed pause peace pitch poor prangly QUEstions.—1 quotation rising inflection Rolla Rudbari Rule Samaria second verse Seneca Nation sentence smile sorrow soul sounds speak SPELL AND DEFINE–1 spirit storm syllables tempest thee things third verse thou art thought tion tone of voice trees unto utterance verse be read wild wind words young youth
Strona 181 - Lo, the poor Indian ! whose untutor'd mind Sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind ; His soul proud science never taught to stray Far as the Solar Walk or Milky Way, Yet simple nature to his hope has given, Behind the cloud-topt hill, a humbler Heaven; Some safer world in depth of wood
Strona 295 - 1. Give thy thoughts no tongue, Nor any unproportioned thought his act. Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar: The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hooks of steel; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatched, unfledged comrade.—Beware Of entrance to a quarrel; but being
Strona 141 - And the .fiery heart of youth. 5. What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the mine ? The wealth of seas ? the spoils of war ?— They sought a faith's pure shrine. Aye, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod : They left unstained what there they found,— Freedom to worship God.
Strona 141 - 3. Amidst the storm they sang, And the stars heard and the sea; And the sounding aisles of the dim woods rang To the anthem of the free. The ocean-eagle soared From his nest by the white wave's foam, And the rocking pines of the forest roared,— This was their welcome home!
Strona 192 - 4. He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, And herb for the service of man : That he may bring forth food out of the earth; And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, And oil to make his face to shine, And bread which strengtheneth man's heart.
Strona 286 - Three millions of people, armed in the holy cause of liberty and in such a country as that which we possess, are invin cible by any force which our enemy can send against us Besides, sir, we shall not fight our battles alone. There is ; just God, who presides over the destinies of nations,
Strona 290 - by the French.] 1. Not a drum was heard, nor a funeral note, As his corse to the ramparts we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave, where our hero we buried. 2. We buried him darkly, at dead of night, The
Strona 291 - random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. 8. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame, fresh and gory! We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But left him alone with his glory!
Strona 32 - tis the mind that makes the body rich :And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honor peereth in the meanest habit. What! is the jay more precious than the lark. Because his feathers are more beautiful 1 Or. is the adder better than the eel, Because his painted skin contents the eye