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" Westward the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last. "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 164
1867
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Discourses and Addresses on Subjects of American History, Arts, and Literature

Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - 1833 - 268 pages
...her day, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with...the day — Time's noblest offspring is the last. I have quoted these fine lines at length because I do not recollect to have seen or heard them referred...
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History of the Revolution in England in 1688, Volume 1

Sir James Mackintosh - 1834 - 394 pages
...of the fortune of the country where he had sojourned. ' Westward the course of empire takes its way, The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close...the drama with the day, TIME'S NOBLEST OFFSPRING IS ITS LAST.' *' Thus disappointed in his ambition of keeping a school for savage children, at a salary...
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History of the Revolution in England in 1688, comprising a view of the Reign ...

James Machintosh - 1884 - 310 pages
...the fortune of the country where he had sojourned. '• Westward the course of empire takes it» way, The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close...the drama with the day, TIME'S NOBLEST OFFSPRING IS ITS LAST..'" Thus disappointed in his ambition of keeping a school for savage children, at a salary...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 330 pages
...though I shall suffer by the comparison. Westward the course of empire takes its way. The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day. Time's noblest offspring is the last. P. 263,1. 24. The spoiler spoiled of all; Cortes. A peine put-il obtenir audience de CharlesQuint :...
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History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the ..., Volume 1

William Dunlap - 1834 - 448 pages
...her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with...the day — Time's noblest offspring is the last. For, in a Roman mouth, the graceful name Of poet and of prophet were the same.* " Confiding in these...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 320 pages
...though I shall suffer by the comparison. Westward the course of empire takes its way. The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day. Time's noblest offspring is the last. P. 263, 1. 24. The spoiler spoiled of all; Cortes. A peine put-il obtenir audience de CharlesQuint...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 436 pages
...though I shall suffer by the comparison. Westward the course of empire takes its way. The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day. Time's noblest offspring is the last. P. 263, 1. 24. The spoiler spoiled of all; Cortes. A peine put-il obtenir audience de CharlesQuint...
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History of the revolution in England in 1688, comprising a view of ..., Volume 2

sir James Mackintosh - 1834 - 394 pages
...of the fortune of the country where he had sojourned. ' Westward the coarse of empire takes its way, The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day, TIME'S NOBLEST OFFSFi'.ING IS ITS LAST..' / " Thus disappointed in his ambition of keeping a school for savage children,...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 8

Englishmen - 1836 - 266 pages
...her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last. In August, 1728, he entered into marriage with Anne, the eldest daughter of Mr Forster, speaker of...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

1836 - 552 pages
...on our country, " Westward the star of empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, The fifth shall close the drama with the day ; Time's noblest offspring is the last. " * Milton's Defensio Secunda. In that high romance, if romance it be, in which the great minds of...
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