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Стр. 16 - My brave associates — partners of my toil, my feelings, and my fame ! — can Rolla's words add vigour to the virtuous energies which inspire your hearts? No! You have judged, as I have, the foulness of the crafty plea by which these bold invaders would delude you. Your generous spirit has compared, as mine has, the motives which, in a war like this, can animate their minds and ours.
Стр. 16 - They boast they come but to improve our state, enlarge our thoughts, and free us from the yoke of error ! Yes : they will give enlightened freedom to our minds ! who are themselves the slaves of passion, avarice, and pride. They offer us their protection : yes, such protection as vultures give to lambs — covering and devouring them ! They call on us to barter all of good we have inherited and proved, for the desperate chance of something better which they promise. Be our plain answer this : The...
Стр. 38 - Power Supreme! shall be for my wife and child ! — Grant them to dwell in innocence and peace; grant health and purity of mind — all else is worthless. [Enters the cavern.
Стр. 9 - Piz. Hear me, old man. Even now we march against the Peruvian army. We know there is a secret path that leads to your stronghold among the rocks : guide us to that, and name thy reward. If wealth be thy wish Oro. Ha ! ha ! ha ! Piz.
Стр. 10 - ... lamb. Cora was once betrothed to him ; but finding she preferred Alonzo, he resigned his claim, and, I fear, his peace, to friendship and to Cora's happiness ; yet still he loves her with a pure and holy fire. Piz. Romantic savage ! — I shall meet this Rolls soon.
Стр. 16 - The throne we honour is the people's choice ; the laws we reverence are our brave fathers' legacy ; the faith we follow teaches us to live in bonds of charity with all mankind, and die with hope of bliss beyond the grave. Tell your invaders this, and tell them, too, we seek no change : and, least of all, such change as they would bring us.
Стр. 7 - No ! I curse your purpose, homicides ! I curse the bond of blood by which you are united. May fell division, infamy, and rout, defeat your projects and rebuke your hopes ! On you, and on your children, be the peril of the innocent blood which shall be shed this day...
Стр. 40 - I am as a blighted plantain, standing alone amid the sandy desert ; nothing seeks or lives beneath my shelter. Thou art a husband, and a father ; the being of a lovely wife and helpless infant hangs upon thy life.
Стр. 39 - Oh ! but if that comrade was at thy prison gate — and should there be told thy fellowsoldier dies at sunrise, — yet thou shalt not for a moment see him — nor shalt thou bear his dying blessing to his poor children or his wretched wife, — what wouldst thou think of him, who thus could drive thy comrade from the door ? Rol.
Стр. 39 - Oh. holy Nature ! thou dost never plead in vain. There is not, of our earth, a creature bearing form, and life, human or savage, native of the forest wild or giddy air, around whose parent bosom thou hast not a cord entwined of power to tie them to their offspring's claims, and at thy will to draw them back to thee. On iron...