The American Farmer

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Page 213 - Who knows, but He whose hand the lightning forms, Who heaves old Ocean, and who wings the storms, Pours fierce ambition in a Caesar's mind, Or turns young Ammon loose to scourge mankind?
Page 39 - A rainbow can only occur when the clouds containing or depositing the rain are opposite to the sun, — and in the evening the rainbow is in the east, and in the morning in the west ; and as our heavy rains, in this climate, are usually brought by the westerly wind, a...
Page 173 - Oh! o'er the eye death most exerts his might, And hurls the spirit from her throne of light! Sinks those blue orbs in that long last eclipse, But spares, as yet, the charm around her lipsYet, yet they seem as they forbore to smile, And wish'd repose - but only for a while...
Page 230 - Next morning early, as his custom was, he called to rise, but began to discourse with me first, to which I made no reply ; he rose, came on the other side of the bed and kiaeed me, and drew the curtains softly and went to court.
Page 144 - ... first obtained in writing, shall make, devise, use, or sell the thing whereof the exclusive right is secured to the said patentee by such patent, such person so offending shall forfeit and pay to the said patentee, his executors, administrators, or assigns, a sum equal to three times the actual damage sustained by such patentee...
Page 39 - ... there is less chance of moisture being thrown down from them by the mixture with cold air ; but when the warm and moist air is close to the surface, it is almost certain that, as the cold air flows down into it, a deposition of water will take place.
Page 85 - Near a small village in the West, Where many very worthy people Eat, drink, play whist, and do their best To guard from evil church and steeple, There stood — alas, it stands no more ! — A tenement of brick and plaster, Of which, for forty years and four, My good friend Quince was lord and master.
Page 230 - I told him I heard the prince had received a packet from the queen, and I guessed it was that in his hand ; and I desired to know what was in it. He smilingly replied, ' My love, I will immediately come to thee ; pray thee go, for I am very busy.
Page 146 - And the fear of you, and the dread of you, shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea ; into your hand are they delivered.
Page 230 - And now I thought myself a perfect queen, and my husband so glorious a crown, that I more valued myself to be called by his name than born a princess, for I knew him very wise and very good, and his soul doted on me; upon which confidence I will tell you what happened. My Lady Rivers, a brave woman, and one that had suffered many thousand pounds...

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