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" Not many generations ago, where you now sit, encircled with all that exalts and embellishes civilized life, the rank thistle nodded in the wind, and the wild fox dug his hole unscared. "
HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE SKETCHES OF NORFOLK AND VICINITY - Page 37
by WILLIAM S. FORBEST - 1853
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The Republican, Volume 12

Richard Carlile - Free thought - 1825
...will give thee the heathen for an inheritance." Not many generations ago, where you now sit, circled with all that exalts and embellishes civilized 'life,...the rank thistle nodded in the wind, and the wild Jbx dug his hole ungeared. Here lived and loved another race of beings. Beneath the same sun that rolls...
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Educational Pamphlets 61: History of Education in America].

1827
...loneliness of the location, where, at certain seasons of the year at least, in the language of Sprague, " the rank thistle nodded in the wind, and the wild fox dug his hole unscared." I might allude to the absence of taste, either in the style of the buildings themselves, or in any...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...Indian, as he was, and as he ts.-rC. SPRAGUE. NOT many generations ago, where you now sit, circled with all that exalts and embellishes civilized life,...nodded in the wind, and the wild fox dug his hole * Prm. ver'-tsha-ovu. unscared. Here lived and loved another race of beings. Beneath the same sun that...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...Indian, as he was, and as he is. — C. SPRAGUE. NOT many generations ago, where you now sit, circled with all that exalts and embellishes civilized life,...nodded in the wind, and the wild fox dug his hole * Pron. ver'-tshu-ous. unscared. Here lived and loved another race of beings. Beneath the same sun...
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A Brief Account, Together with Observations, Made During a Visit in the West ...

Thomas Rolph - Ontario - 1836 - 272 pages
...delights, circled'with all the elements and improvement* of a rising province, with much of that which exalts and embellishes civilized life, the rank thistle nodded in the wind, and the wild dog du? his hole unscared. Here the wigwam blaze beamed on the tender and helpless, the council fire...
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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1841
...loneliness of the location, where, at certain seasons of the year at least, in the language of Sprague, " the rank thistle nodded in the wind, and the wild fox dug his hole unscared." I might allude to the absence of taste, either in the style of the buildings themselves, or in any...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 pages
...loneliness of the location, where, at certain seasons of the year at least, in the language of Sprague, " the rank thistle nodded in the wind, and the wild fox dug his hole unscared." I might allude to the absence of taste, either in the style of the buildings themselves, or in any...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 pages
...loneliness of the location, where, at certain seasons of the year at least, in the language of Sprague, "the rank thistle nodded in the wind, and the wild fox dug his hole unseated." I might allude to the absence of taste, either in the style of the buildings themselves,...
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Analysis of the English Language: With a Complete Classification of ...

Stephen Watkins Clark - English language - 1851 - 168 pages
...INSTITUTIONS." Sprague. ROLL back the tide of time. Not many generations ago, where you now sit, circled with all that exalts and embellishes civilized life,...dug his hole unscared. Here lived and loved another rare of beings. Beneath the same sun that 7" rolls over your heads, the Indian hunter pursued the panting...
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Historical and descriptive sketches of Norfolk and vicinity: including ...

William S. Forrest - Norfolk (Va.) - 1853 - 496 pages
...intently upon nature's beauties as they were spread out around, and admired them in their wildncss, untouched, unaltered as they then were by the everchanging...and loved another race of beings. Beneath the same snn that rolls over your head, the Indian hunter pursued the panting deer ; — gazing on the same...
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