What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
admitted American appear argument authority beauty believe Boston Caillie called Carey & Lea Carolina Castilian language cause century character Christianity Civil Law common considered Constitution course doctrine doubt duty effect England English evidence existence fact favor feeling friends give Gonzalo de Berceo Government heart honor human important influence interest labor lady land language Lemosin liberum veto Lord Byron manner means ment Miantonomo mind moral nations nature never nullify object obligation opinion party patriotism Penn persons Philadelphia Pilgrim's Progress poetry Poland political possess present principles purpose readers reason reform regard religion remarks respect result revolution Roman Roman Law Russian Scriptures seems Sir William Jones society South Carolina spect spirit supposed thing thought Timbuctoo tion Trollope true truth Vice-President whole William Penn words writer xxxvi.—no
Page 457 - Ye ice-falls ! ye that from the mountain's brow Adown enormous ravines slope amain — Torrents, methinks, that heard a mighty voice, And stopped at once amid their maddest plunge ! Motionless torrents ! silent cataracts ! Who made you glorious as the gates of Heaven Beneath the keen full moon ? Who bade the sun Clothe you with rainbows ? Who, with living flowers Of loveliest blue, spread garlands at your feet? — God ! let the torrents, like a shout of nations, Answer ! and let the ice-plains echo,...
Page 471 - Now just as the Gates were opened to let in the men, I looked in after them, and behold, the City shone like the Sun; the Streets also were paved with Gold, and in them walked many men, with Crowns on their heads, Palms in their hands, and golden Harps to sing praises withal. There were also of them that had wings, and they answered one another without intermission, saying, Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord.
Page 458 - Thou, over whom thy immortality Broods like the day, a master o'er a slave, A Presence which is not to be put by...
Page 456 - The essence of poetry is invention ; such invention as, by producing something unexpected, surprises and delights. The topics of devotion are few, and being few are universally known ; but, few as they are, they can be made no more ; they can receive no grace from novelty of sentiment, and very little from novelty of expression.
Page 247 - ... it is of infinite moment, that you should properly estimate the immense value of your national Union to your collective and individual happiness ; that you should cherish a cordial, habitual, and immovable attachment to it; accustoming yourselves to think and speak of it as of the Palladium of your political safety and prosperity...
Page 471 - Now, just as the gates were opened to let in the men, I looked in after them, and, behold, the City shone like the sun; the streets also were paved with gold, and in them walked many men, with crowns on their heads, palms in their hands, and golden harps to sing praises withal. There were also of them that had wings, and they answered one another without intermission, saying, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord
Page 470 - Now I saw in my dream, that these two men went in at the gate, and, lo! as they entered, they were transfigured; and they had raiment put on, that shone like gold. There...
Page 469 - Hark, said Mr. Great-Heart, to what the shepherd's boy saith ! so they hearkened, and he said, He that is down needs fear no fall ; He that is low no pride; He that is humble ever shall Have God to be his Guide.