Aristocracy: Or The Holbey Family: a National Tale...

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J. Knowles, 1832 - 312 էջ

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Էջ 36 - But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house, I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul; freeze thy young blood...
Էջ 293 - How shocking must thy summons be, O Death, To him that is at ease in his possessions; Who, counting on long years of pleasure here, Is quite unfurnish'd for that world to come ! In that dread moment, how the frantic soul Raves round the walls of her clay tenement, Runs to each avenue, and shrieks for help ; But shrieks in vain ! How wishfully she looks On all she's leaving, now no longer hers!
Էջ 306 - We are called to walk, first, with all lowliness: to have the mind in us which was also in Christ Jesus, not to think of ourselves more highly than we ought to think...
Էջ 276 - I spy a black, suspicious, threatening cloud, That will encounter with our glorious sun, Ere he attain his easeful western bed: I mean, my lords, those powers that the queen Hath raised in Gallia have arrived our coast And, as we hear, march on to fight with us.
Էջ 142 - ... the condition they had striven to attain, either by indulging in bad propensities, or by omitting to cultivate the better instincts of their nature.' (PAcecZo.) This gradual but certain declension issues in the final extinction of the soul. This agrees with St. Paul's doctrine. ' Fear not him who can kill the body, and after that hath no more that he can do,
Էջ 40 - Jesus' sake ; Their souls shall triumph in the Lord ; Eternal life is their reward. MOURNING AND CONSOLATION. 492. L. M- STEELK Death of an Infant. 1 SO fades the lovely, blooming flower, Frail, smiling solace of an hour ; So soon our transient comforts fly, And pleasure only blooms to die.
Էջ 183 - France and England, especially with the latter, who saw in America a formidable rival. These disputes finally impelled the states to have recourse to the unexampled resolution of a voluntary suspension of their own commerce. On the 22d of December, 1807, Congress passed an act laying an embargo on all vessels within the jurisdiction of the United States. This was followed, March 1st, 1808, by an act interdicting commercial intercourse with France and Great Britain.
Էջ 86 - ... and policy, and true patriotism of Mr. Jay were soon made manifest. In October following, a treaty was concluded with Spain, by which the boundaries between the Spanish territories of Louisiana and Florida, and the United States, were defined. That treaty also secured to the United States the free navigation of the Mississippi, and the use of New Orleans, as a port, for ten years. As soon as one excitement was fairly allayed, causes for others appeared ; and during the whole time of Washington's...
Էջ 204 - Shall the savage scenes of those terrible border wars be acted over again in our country ? Forbid it Heaven ! Better that the lives of all these plotters of
Էջ 179 - French decrees, affecting our neutral rights, and which preceded the war of 1812 British order*, between Great Britain and the United States. On the 16th of May, 1806, the British Government issued an order in council, declaring the coast included between the Elbe and Brest in a state of blockade. On the 21st of November, 1806. the French emperor issued his Berlin decree, declaring Great Britain and her dependencies in a state of blockade. On the 7th of January, 1807, the British government issued...

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