Writings of Hugh Swinton Legaré ...: Consisting of a Diary of Brussels, and Journal of the Rhine, Extracts from His Private and Diplomatic Correspondence, Orations and Speeches, and Contributions to the New-York and Southern Reviews, Volum 1

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Burges & James, 1846 - 558 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 265 - Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks...
Pàgina 281 - ... will vanquish our foes. Let us consider the issue. Let us look to the end. Let us weigh and consider, before we advance to those measures which must bring on the most trying and terrible struggle, this country ever saw.
Pàgina xi - The orison repeated in his arms, For God to bless her sire and all mankind ; The book, the bosom on his knee reclined, Or how sweet fairy-lore he heard her con (The playmate ere the teacher of her mind) : All uncompanion'd else her years had gone Till now in Gertrude's eyes their ninth blue summer shone.
Pàgina 378 - The secrets of the hoary deep; a dark Illimitable ocean, without bound, Without dimension, where length, breadth, and height, And time, and place, are lost...
Pàgina 430 - And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; 12 That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.
Pàgina 269 - Bequeathed — a heritage of heart and hand, And proud distinction from each other land, Whose sons must bow them at a monarch's motion, As if his senseless sceptre were a wand Full of the magic of exploded science — Still one great clime, in full and free defiance, Yet rears her crest, unconquered and sublime, Above the far Atlantic...
Pàgina 460 - ... true eloquence I find to be none but the serious and hearty love of truth; and that whose mind soever is fully possessed with a fervent desire to know good things, and with the dearest charity to infuse the knowledge of them into others, when such a man would speak, his words...
Pàgina 175 - Council on the principles we have set forth, and to divers other subjects more particularly mentioned in the Speech from the Throne at the opening of the present Session...
Pàgina 320 - ... and if, by the loss of her foreign commerce, these products should be confined to an inadequate market, the fate of this fertile State would be poverty and utter desolation; her citizens, in despair, would emigrate to more fortunate regions, and the whole frame and constitution of her civil polity be impaired and derang'ed, if not dissolved entirely.
Pàgina 269 - For tyranny of late is cunning grown, And in its own good season tramples down The sparkles of our ashes. One great clime, Whose...

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