Sketches of American Character

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Freeman Hunt, 1831 - 287 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 182 - Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best.
Pàgina 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Pàgina 274 - Convince a man against his will, he's of the same opinion still ; ' is that it ? Well, I like your spirit.
Pàgina 2 - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Pàgina 70 - Hence, the declaration, that all things shall work together for good to them who love God...
Pàgina 182 - Loses, discountenanced, and like folly shows : Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not after made Occasionally ; and, to consummate all, Greatness of mind, and nobleness, their seat Build in her loveliest, and create an awe About her, as a guard angelic placed.
Pàgina 2 - CLERK'S OFFIcE. BE it remembered, that on the eleventh day of November, AD 1830, in the fiftyfifth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Gray & Bowen, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim...
Pàgina 89 - Deny it to a king?' which may remind us of a saying of a greater and wiser king than either : ' The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much ; but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.
Pàgina 56 - ... thing at variance with the purest chastity. Whatever, in other respects, may be the fascinations of a book, if it be impure or lascivious, let it be eschewed. Whatever be the accomplishments of an acquaintance, if he or she be licentious in conversation or action let him or her be shunned. No man can take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned.
Pàgina 104 - ... arbiter of decorum for three generations of Americans from 1828 to 1877. Throughout her magazine articles and fictional works, Hale continuously champions a more abundant and better education for women, countering the tendency of male writers like Dew to encourage woman, as her sole purpose in life, "to heighten and set off her personal attractions by dress and accomplishments, that she may thus secure the constant devotion of some gallant...

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