What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
allowed animal appears attended beautiful become believe body British called carried cause character Christian church colonies colour common contains continued death Ditto effect England equal eyes fact feel feet four friends give given ground half hand head heart hope hour human immediately interest island Jamaica John kind King known labour land late less letter live look Lord master means Medicines ment mind nature negroes never night object observed once passed persons poor possession present principles produce readers received remains respect rest seen sent side slavery slaves Society soon spirit taken thing thought tion took town Universal West whole
Page 237 - With mazy error under pendent shades Ran Nectar, visiting each plant, and fed Flowers worthy of Paradise, which not nice art In beds and curious knots, but nature boon Pour'd forth profuse on hill, and dale, and plain, Both where the morning sun first warmly smote The open field, and where the unpierced shade Imbrown'd the noontide bowers. Thus was this place A happy rural seat of various view...
Page 128 - TO BLOSSOMS FAIR pledges of a fruitful tree, Why do ye fall so fast ? Your date is not so past, But you may stay yet here awhile, To blush and gently smile, And go at last.
Page 290 - and that was far away. He recked not of the life he lost nor prize, But where his rude hut by the Danube lay, There were his young barbarians all at play, There was their Daci.an mother, — he, their sire, Butchered to make a Roman holiday! — All this rushed with his blood. — Shall he expire And unavenged? — Arise, ye Goths, and glut your ire!
Page 66 - I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.
Page 215 - Thus the ideas, as well as children, of our youth, often die before us: and our minds represent to us those tombs to which we are approaching; where, though the brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away.
Page 239 - We therefore commit his body to the deep, to be turned into corruption, looking for the resurrection of the body when the sea shall give up her dead...
Page 239 - Hark, how the strings awake ! And, though the moving hand approach not near, Themselves with awful fear A kind of numerous trembling make.
Page 31 - The earth was at first without form, and void ; and darkness was on the face of the deep.