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Page 434 - Their's not to make reply, Their's not to reason why, Their's but to do and die: Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred.
Page 208 - the Universal Cause Acts not by partial but by general laws,' And makes what happiness we justly call Subsist not in the good of one, but all.
Page 113 - Whose possessors slay them, and hold themselves not guilty: and they that sell them say, Blessed be the LORD; for I am rich: and their own shepherds pity them not.
Page 435 - Came thro' the jaws of Death, Back from the mouth of Hell, All that was left of them, Left of six hundred. When can their glory fade ? O the wild charge they made ! All the world wonder'd.
Page 403 - Enclosures they would not forbid, for that had been to forbid the improvement of the patrimony of the kingdom ; nor tillage they would not compel, for that was to strive with nature and utility...
Page 397 - I've mony day been ; For Lochaber no more, Lochaber no more, We'll maybe return to Lochaber no more. These tears that I shed they are a...
Page 403 - That all houses of husbandry, " that were used with twenty acres of ground and " upwards, should be maintained and kept up for " ever; together with a competent proportion of " land to be used and occupied with them...
Page 127 - I can state as from fact that, from 1811 to 1833, not one sixpence of rent has been received from that county, but, on the contrary, there » has been sent there, for the benefit and improvement of the people, a sum exceeding sixty thousand pounds.
Page 402 - Sarnia, and along the borders of our magnificent river ; upon the shores of Lakes Ontario and Erie — wherever the tide of emigration has extended, are to be found the final resting-places of the sons and daughters of Erin ; one unbroken chain of graves, where repose fathers and mothers, sisters and brothers, in one commingled heap, without a tear bedewing the soil or a stone marking the spot. Twenty thousand and upwards have thus gone down to their graves.