An Historical View of the Public Celebrations of the Washington Society, and Those of the Young Republicans: From 1805, to 1822

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True & Greene, 1823 - Всего страниц: 138
 

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Стр. 9 - Fret not thyself because of evil doers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.
Стр. 15 - O ye immortal powers, that guard the just, Watch round his couch, and soften his repose, Banish his sorrows, and becalm his soul With easy dreams ; remember all his virtues ! And show mankind that goodness is your care.
Стр. 3 - Thou hast seen Mount Atlas : • While storms and tempests thunder on its brows, And oceans break their billows at its feet, It stands unmoved, and glories in its height.
Стр. 16 - Lucius seems fond of life; but what is life? 'Tis not to stalk about, and draw fresh air From time to time, or gaze upon the sun; Tis to be free. When liberty is gone, Life grows insipid, and has lost its relish.
Стр. 43 - Americans of the present day, will prove to the enemy and to the world, that we have not only inherited that liberty which our fathers gave us, but also the WILL and POWER to maintain it.
Стр. 47 - ... would not flatter Neptune for his trident, nor Jove for his power to thunder.
Стр. 17 - The voice of your fathers' blood cries to you from the ground, my sons scorn to be slaves/ in vain we met the frowns of tyrants — in vain we crossed the boisterous ocean, found a new world, and prepared it for the happy residence of liberty — in vain we toiled — in vain we fought — we bled in vain, if you, our offspring, want valor to...
Стр. 17 - O, it offends me to the soul, to hear a robustious periwigpated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings, who, for the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise: I could have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant; it out-herods Herod: pray you, avoid it.
Стр. 15 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, yea the great globe itself Shall dissolve, and like the baseless fabric Of a vision, leave not a wreck behind!

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