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Էջ 211 - That all women, of whatever age, rank, profession, or degree, whether virgins, maids, or widows, that shall from and after such act, impose upon, seduce and betray into matrimony any of his majesty's subjects by the...
Էջ 23 - To her fair works did Nature link The human soul that through me ran; And much it grieved my heart to think What Man has made of Man. Through primrose tufts, in that sweet bower, The periwinkle trailed its wreaths; And 'tis my faith that every flower Enjoys the air it breathes.
Էջ 21 - It is hardly an exaggeration to say that the tip of the radicle, thus endowed, and having the power to direct the movements of the adjoining parts, acts like the brain of one of the lower animals...
Էջ 204 - And a dew was distilled from their flowers, that gave All the fragrance of summer, when summer was gone. Thus memory draws from delight, ere it dies, An essence that breathes of it many a year ; Thus bright to my soul, as 'twas then to my eyes, Is that bower on the banks of the calm Bendemeer...
Էջ 208 - The smell of violets, hidden in the green, Pour'd back into my empty soul and frame The times when I remember to have been Joyful and free from blame. And from within me a clear under-tone Thrill'd thro' mine ears in that unblissful clime, " Pass freely thro' : the wood is all thine own, Until the end of time.
Էջ 176 - None of us yet know, for none of us have yet been taught in early youth, what fairy palaces we may build of beautiful thought — proof against all adversity. Bright fancies, satisfied memories, noble histories, faithful sayings, treasure-houses of precious and restful thoughts, which care cannot disturb, nor pain make gloomy, nor poverty take away from us — houses built without hands, for our souls to live in.
Էջ 32 - New York Tribune," of September 19, " is well established by the archives of the police, where is still preserved the order sent out to the departments to arrest on every high road in France any travellers bearing with them a child of eight years or thereabouts, as there had been an escape of royalists from the Temple. This order bears date June 8, 1795— the very day of the death of the child in the Temple.
Էջ 166 - How the sense of beauty in its simplest form — that is, the reception of a peculiar kind of pleasure from certain colours, forms, and sounds — was first developed in the mind of man and of the lower animals, is a very obscure subject.
Էջ 152 - R, K. In the Ogham, a descent of the Phoenician, it is very different. The Himyaritic I refer to is found in many slab-inscriptions, near Aden, in Arabia. Colonel Playfair is the best authority on the subject. As in old Greek, so in Rune, originally there are but sixteen characters ; and one authority — Faulman — who has written very ably on the origin of writing, says, " In the very oldest Futhork there are but fifteen characters — F, U, Th, R, K, H, N, I, A, S, T, B, L, M, Y, in sequence....
Էջ 46 - ... received the melancholy intelligence that the lovely babe was in her grave — buried on the preceding Sunday ; service performed by the Rev. Mr. Porter, of the Congregationalist Church. When the news was communicated to the Prince, he appeared to sympathise with me, and remarked, taking me by the hand, ' Descendant of a suffering race, may you be supported in this affliction.

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