The North-American Review and Miscellaneous Journal, Volume 9

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Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge
Wells and Lilly, 1819
Vols. 277-230, no. 2 include Stuff and nonsense, v. 5-6, no. 8, Jan. 1929-Aug. 1930.

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Page 402 - Immortal amarant, a flower which once In Paradise, fast by the tree of life, Began to bloom ; but soon for man's offence To heaven removed where first it grew, there grows, And flowers aloft shading the fount of life, And where the river of bliss through midst of heaven Rolls o'er Elysian flowers her amber stream ; With these that never fade the spirits elect Bind their resplendent locks inwreathed with beams...
Page 273 - God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins, who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way.
Page 366 - An Act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America ; for allowing a drawback of the duties of customs upon the exportation from this kingdom of coffee and...
Page 352 - .Resolved, therefore, That the general assembly of this colony have the sole right and power to lay taxes and impositions upon the inhabitants of this colony; and that every attempt to vest such power in any person or persons whatsoever, other than the general assembly aforesaid, has a manifest tendency to destroy British as well as American freedom.
Page 6 - The wood was sere, the moon i' the wane, The reek o' the cot hung over the plain, Like a little wee cloud in the world...
Page 8 - Her seymar was the lily flower, And her cheek the moss-rose in the shower ; And her voice like the distant melodye, That floats along the twilight sea. But she loved to raike the lanely glen, And...
Page 408 - History of New York, from the beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty.
Page 8 - ... day had come and gane, Kilmeny sought the greenwood wene ; There laid her down on the leaves sae green, And Kilmeny on earth was never mair seen. But O, the words that fell from her mouth, Were words of wonder, and words of truth ! But all the land were in fear and dread, For they kendna whether she was living or dead. * It wasna her hame, and she couldna remain ; She left this world of sorrow and pain, < And returned to the land of thought again.
Page 281 - It has been computed by some political arithmetician, that if every man and woman would work for four hours each day on something useful, that labour would produce sufficient to procure all the necessaries and comforts of life ; want and misery would be banished out of the world, and the rest of the twenty-four hours might be leisure and pleasure.
Page 220 - For, if I was called upon to declare upon oath, whether the militia have been most serviceable or hurtful upon the whole, I should subscribe to the latter.

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