The Delaware Register and Farmers' Magazine, Volumen1

William Huffington
S. Kimmey., 1838

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Página 384 - The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water ; the poop was beaten gold, Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them, the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.
Página 184 - We are reduced to the alternative of choosing an unconditional submission to the tyranny of irritated ministers, or resistance by force. The latter is our choice. We, have counted the cost of this contest, and find nothing so dreadful as voluntary slavery.
Página 385 - O'er-picturing that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature ; on each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colour'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what they undid did. Agr. O ! rare for Antony. Eno. Her gentlewomen, like the Nereides, So many mermaids, tended her i...
Página 247 - America, to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part, at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is...
Página 337 - They care for little; because they want but little; and the reason is, a little contents them. In this they arc sufficiently revenged on us: if they are ignorant of our pleasures, they are also free from our pains.
Página 145 - Fleurs-de-Lis, the point upwards ; next came the Queen, in the fifty-sixth year of her age, (as we were told,) very majestic ; her face oblong, fair, but wrinkled; her eyes small, yet black and pleasant,; her nose a little hooked, her lips narrow, and her teeth black, (a defect the English seem subject to, from their too great use of sugar...
Página 334 - Of living creatures; fish, fowl, and the beasts of the woods, here are divers sorts, some for food and profit, and some for profit only: for food, as well as profit, the elk, as big as a small ox; deer bigger than ours; .beaver, racoon, rabbits, squirrels, and some eat young bear, and commend it.
Página 339 - Indian custom, to deliberate, and take up much time in council, before they resolve ; and that, if the young people, and owners of the land had been as ready as he, I had not met with so much delay.' — Having thus introduced his matter, he fell to the bounds of the land, they had agreed to dispose of, and the price ; which now is little and dear; that which would have bought twenty miles, not buying two now.
Página 146 - That day she was dressed in white silk, bordered with pearls of the size of beans, and over it a mantle of black silk, shot with silver threads; her train was very long, the end of it borne by a marchioness . ystead of a chain, she had an oblong collar of gold and jewels.
Página 146 - When they had waited there a little while the Yeomen of the Guard entered, bare-headed, clothed in scarlet, with a golden rose upon their backs, bringing in at each turn a course of twenty-four dishes, served in plate, most of it gilt; these dishes were received by a gentleman in the same order they were brought, and placed upon the table, while the Lady Taster gave to each of the guard a mouthful to eat, of the particular dish he had brought, for fear of any poison.

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