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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volum 10
David Phineas Adams,William Emerson,Samuel Cooper Thacher
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American ancient appear attention beautiful believe body Boston called cause character christian church collection common considered containing continued correct course court death edition effect English examined excellent express fact feel French give given Greek hand honour hope human ideas important interesting Italy John John Carr Judge kind knowledge labours language late learned less letter living Lord manner means ment mind nature never notes object observations opinion original pass perhaps person pleasure present principles printed probably produce publick published readers reason received remarks respect Rome seems seen society stone taste thing thought tion truth United volume whole writing
Pàgina 600 - When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow.
Pàgina 216 - And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament, from the waters which were above the firmament : and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
Pàgina 50 - Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud instead, and everduring dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the book of knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of nature's works, to me expunged and rased, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out.
Pàgina 313 - Oh, could I lose all father, now ! for why, Will man lament the state he should envy ? To have so soon 'scaped world's, and flesh's rage, And, if no other misery, yet age ! Rest in soft peace, and...
Pàgina 605 - God ; that the word of God, contained in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, is the only perfect rule of faith and practice...
Pàgina 96 - Shakes off the Dust, and rears his rev'rend Head! Then Sculpture and her Sister-Arts revive; Stones leap'd to Form, and Rocks began to live; With sweeter Notes each rising Temple rung; A Raphael painted, and a Vida sung! Immortal Vida! on whose honour'd Brow The Poet's Bays and Critick's Ivy grow: Cremona now shall ever boast thy Name, As next in Place to Mantua, next in Fame!
Pàgina 218 - He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, and indignation, and trouble, by sending evil angels among them. 50 He made a way to his anger ; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence...
Pàgina 433 - The Border slogan rent the sky ! A Home ! a Gordon ! was the cry : Loud were the clanging blows ; Advanced, — forced back, — now low, now high, The pennon sunk...
Pàgina 277 - But by your fathers' worth if yours you rate, Count me those only who were good and great. Go ! if your ancient but ignoble blood Has crept through scoundrels ever since the flood, Go ! and pretend your family is young, Nor own your fathers have been fools so long. What can ennoble sots, or slaves, or cowards ? Alas ! not all the blood of all the Howards.