The New-York review [ed. by F.L. Hawks]. Wanting

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Francis Lister Hawks
1838
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Page 51 - Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us ; thou that takest away the sins of the world, receive our prayer. Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon us ; for thou only art holy, thou only art the Lord.
Page 79 - In Memory of Allegra, Daughter of GG Lord Byron, who died at Bagna Cavallo, in Italy, April 20th, 1822, aged five years and three months. ' I shall go to her, but she shall not return to me.
Page 68 - For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them.
Page 234 - Westward the course of empire takes Its way; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day: Time's noblest offspring is the last" In 1728 he married Anne, the eldest daughter of Mr.
Page 229 - Athens ; 1000 from the fall of the Roman empire in the West to the discovery of America; and the remaining 296 will almost complete three centuries of the modern state of Europe and mankind.
Page 82 - Yet even at the last he thought of others more than of himself; he was grateful for every kindness; he suppressed every murmur; and the assurance of faith, which filled with rapture his departing soul, and burst from his dying lips, was the answer to many a fervent prayer, ' Suffer me not, O Lord, at my last hour, for any pains of death, to fall from thee.
Page 197 - They are by no means the stoics that they are represented ; taciturn, unbending, without a tear or a smile. Taciturn they are, it is true, when in company with white men, whose good-will they distrust, and whose language they do not understand; but the white man is equally taciturn under like circumstances.
Page 73 - Poet, soaring in the high region of his fancies with his garland and singing robes about him...
Page 94 - I will bear my sorrows like a man, But I must also feel them as a man. I cannot but remember such things were, And were most dear to me.
Page 218 - You ask me, then, whether in my opinion civilization is favorable to human happiness. In answer to the question, it may be answered that there are degrees of civilization, from cannibals to the most polite of European nations. The question is not, then, whether a degree of refinement is not conducive to happiness ; but whether you, or the natives of this land, have obtained this happy- medium. On this subject we are at present, I presume, of very different opinions. You will, however, allow me in...

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