Beadle's Monthly, Volume 3

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Beadle and Company, 1867 - American literature
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Page 200 - That a district of territory, not exceeding ten miles square, to be located as hereafter directed on the river Potomac, at some place between the mouths of the Eastern Branch and Connogochegue, be, and the same is hereby accepted for the permanent seat of the government of the United States.
Page 149 - I can give not what men call love, But wilt thou accept not The worship the heart lifts above And the Heavens reject not, The desire of the moth for the star, Of the night for the morrow, The devotion to something afar From the sphere of our sorrow...
Page 371 - And they sat down to eat bread : and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and behold, a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead, with their camels bearing spicery, and balm, and myrrh, going to carry it down to M Egypt.
Page 457 - Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
Page 412 - And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound weight. Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.
Page 372 - While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The Chaldeans made out three bands, and fell upon the camels, and have carried them away, yea and slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee...
Page 486 - I AM not one who much or oft delight To season my fireside with personal talk, Of friends, who live within an easy walk, Or neighbours, daily, weekly, in my sight : And, for my chance-acquaintance, ladies bright, Sons, mothers, maidens withering on the stalk, These all wear out of me, like forms with chalk Painted on rich men's floors, for one feast-night Better than such discourse doth silence long, Long, barren silence...
Page 494 - The wind lags after my flying forth, The lightning is left behind. In the darksome depths of the fathomless mine My tireless arm doth play, Where the rocks never...
Page 491 - In his 22d year, he went to England, and was received with great kindness by his distinguished countryman, Mr. West, who was so pleased with his promising genius and his amiable qualities, that he took him into his house, where he continued an inmate for several years: After leaving the family of West, he appears for some time to have made painting his chief employment. He spent two years in Devonshire, where he formed an acquaintance with the duke of Bridgewater, so famous for his canals, and lord...
Page 486 - Better than such discourse doth silence long, Long, barren silence, square with my desire ; To sit without emotion, hope, or aim, In the loved presence of my cottage-fire, And listen to the flapping of the flame, Or kettle whispering its faint undersong.

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