Wells and Lilly, 1821 - 156 pàgines
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Pàgina 131 - Sometime, we see a cloud that's dragonish, A vapour, sometime, like a bear, or lion, A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon 't, that nod unto the world, And mock our eyes with air : thou hast seen these signs ; They are black vesper's pageants.
Pàgina 48 - ... it as applied abroad would be horrified at the idea of applying its principles at home. If they accept it, it is because they do not understand what it implies or because they take the word of the "experts" that it is the "only" way to win friends abroad. They, and the experts, are in the state of the man who discovered that he had been speaking prose all his life. Loyal Americans that they are, they have unthinkingly accepted a basic premise of the Communist ideology without recognizing it for...
Pàgina 50 - Riches are oft by guilt and baseness earn'd ; Or dealt by chance to shield a lucky knave, Or throw a cruel sunshine on a fool.
Pàgina 74 - He dying, left the fairest Tanaquill Him to succeede therein by his last will : Fairer and nobler liveth none this howre, Ne like in grace, ne like in learned skill ; Therefore they Glorian call that glorious flowre : Long mayst thou, Glorian!
Pàgina 5 - Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to bide: To lose good days, that might be better spent; To waste long nights in pensive discontent; To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow; To feed on hope, to pine with fear and sorrow; To have thy prince's grace, yet want her peers...
Pàgina 73 - Guyon all this while his booke did read, Ne yet has ended : for it was a great And ample volume, that doth far excead My leasure so long leaves here to repeat : It told how first Prometheus did create A man, of many parts from beasts deryv'd, And then stole fire from heven to animate His worke, for which he was by love depryv'd Of life himselfe, and hart-strings of an aegle ryv'd.
Pàgina 52 - began it without arrangement for alcTFrom others," he wrote later, "and was in consequence obliged to write more myself than was suitable for a work of this description." 10 The magazine was Bostonian, Harvardian, Unitarian. And yet Tudor wrote to Sparks: "My object was to abstract myself from the narrow prejudices of locality, however I might feel them. I considered the work written for the citizens of the United States, and not for the district of New England.
Pàgina 73 - That man so made, he called Elfe, to weet Quick, the first authour of all Elfin kind : Who wandring through the world with wearie feet, Did in the gardins of Adonis find A goodly creature, whom he deemd in mind To be no earthly wight, but either Spright, Or Angell, th...
Pàgina 4 - ... necessities of the company, and the journal was greatly indebted to outsiders for its articles. The members, however, had the privilege of paying its expenses, which in those days could hardly have been expected to be met by the public. In giving an account of this work subsequently Mr. Tudor remarks, " whatever may have been the merit of the Anthology, its authors would have been sadly disappointed if they had looked for any other advantages to be derived from it than an occasional smile from...
Pàgina 76 - Pacifick ocean, and beyond the sea of Kamschatka, to new settlements ; of following the emigrants by land and by water, until they reached Europe and Africa ; and lastly, of following adventurers from the former of these sections of the globe, to the plantations and abodes which they found occupied in America. I had no inclination to oppose the current opinions relative to the place of man's creation and dispersion. I thought it was scarcely worth the while to inform an European, that on coming to...

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