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Oh, it's a snug little island !
Thomas DIBDIN (1771-1841): The snug little Island.
And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves,
Robert Treat PAINE (1772-1811): Adams and Liberty They [the blacks] had no rights which the white mar was bound to respect.
Roger B. TANEY (1777-1864): The Dred Scott Case (Howard
Rep. 19, p. 407).
To make a mountain of a mole-hill.
Henry ELLIS (1777–1869): Original Letters. Second
Series, p. 312. March to the battle-field,
The foe is now before us; Each
neart is Freedom's shield, And heaven is shining o'er us.
B. E. O'MEARA (1778–1836): March to the Battle-Field.
Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations mays he always be in the right; but our country, right Dng.
STEPHEN DECATUR (1779-1820): Toast given at Norfolk,
JOSEPH STORY (1779-1845): Motto of the “ Salem Register."
(Life of Story, Vol. i. p. 127.)
Let there be no inscription upon my tomb; let no man write my epitaph: no man can write my epitaph.
ROBERT EMMET (1780-1803): Speech on his Trinl and Conviction
for High Treason, September, 1803. Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
C. C. COLTON (1780-1832): The Lacon.
Behold how brightly breaks the morning!
JAMES KENNEY (1780-1849): Behold how brightly breaks
Unthinking, idle, wild, and young,
PRINCESS ANBLIA (1783–1810).
A sound so fine, there's nothing lives "Twixt it and silence.
JAMES SHERIDAN KNOWLES (1784-1862) Virginius, Act r. Sc.2.
We have met the enemy, and they are ours.
OLIVER H. PERRY (1785-1820): Letter to General Harrison
(dated “United States Brig Niagara. Off the Western Sisters. Sept. 10, 1813, 4 P. M.").
Not she with trait'rous kiss her Saviour stung,
Eaton S. BARRETT (1785-1820): Woman, Part i. (ed. 1822).
They see nothing wrong in the rule that to the victors belong the spoils of the enemy.
WILLIAM L. MARCY (1786-1857): Speech in the United States
Senate, January, 1832.
Say to the seceded States, “Wayward sisters, depart in peace.”
WINFIELD SCOTT (1786-1861): Letter to W. A. Seward,
March 3, 1861.
Rock'd in the cradle of the deep,
Emma WILLARD (1787–1870): The Cradle of the Deep.
Right as a trivet.
R. H. BARHAM (1788-1845) The Ingoldsby Legends. Auto-da-fe My life is like the summer rose
That opens to the morning sky, But ere the shades of evening close Is scattered on the ground
to die. Richard HENRY WILDE (1789-1847) : My Life is like the
Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne a sceptred hermit, wrapped in the solitude of his own originality.
CHARLES PHILLIPS (1789-1859): The Character of Napoleon.
Rise up, rise up, Xarifa ! lay your golden cushion down;
come to the window, and gaze with all the town.
John G LOCKHART (179+-1854): The Bridal of Andalla.
By the margin of fair Zurich's waters
Dwelt a youth, whose fond heart, night and day,
CHARLES DANCE (1794-1863): Fair Zurich's Waters
I saw two clouds at morning
Tinged by the rising sun,
John G.C. BRAINARD (1795-1828): I saw Two Clouds at Morning On thy fair bosom, silver lake,
The wild swan spreads his snowy sail, And round his breast the ripples break As down he bears before the gale.
JAMES G. PERCIVAL (1795-1856): To Seneca Lake. What fairy-like music steals over the sea, Entrancing our senses with charmed melody ?
Mrs. C. B. WILSON (-1846): What Fairy-like Music
very frowns are fairer far Than smiles of other maidens are.
HARTLEY COLERIDGE (1796-1849): She is not Fair.
I would not live alway: I ask not to stay
WILLIAM A. MUHLENBERG (1796-1877): I would not live alwag
H. S. VANDYK (1798-1828); The Light Guitar, If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot.
John A. Dix (1798-1879): An Official Despatch, Jan. 29, 1861. I envy them, those monks of old; Their books they read, and their beads they told.
G. P. R. JAMES (1801-1860): The Monks of Old A place in thy memory, dearest,
Is all that I claim ;
GERALD GRIFFIN (1803-1840): A Place in thy Memory.
Sparkling and bright in liquid light
Does the wine our goblets gleam in;
CHARLES Fenno HOFFMAN (1806-1884): Sparkling and Bright The very mudsills of society. ... We call them slaves.
But I will not characterize that class at the North with that term; but you have it. It is there, it is everywhere; it is eternal. JAMES H. HAMMOND (1807-1864): Speech in the 0. S. Senate,
March, 1858. It would be superfluous in me to point out to your Lordship that this is war. Charles FRANCIS ADAMS (1807-1886): Despatch to Earl Russell
Sept. 5, 1863. We are swinging round the circle. ANDREW JOHNSON (1808-1875): On the Presidentinl Reconstruction
Tour, August, 1866.
We have been friends together
All we ask is to be let alone.
JEFFERSON DAVIS (1808-1889); First Message to the
Confederate Congress, March, 1861.
'Tis said that absence conquers love;
But oh believe it not!
Oh would I were a boy again,
When life seemed formed of sunny years,
MARK LEMON (1809-1870): Oh would I were a Boy
Wee Willie Winkie rins through the toun,
WILLIAM MILLER (1810-1872): Willie Winkie.
We are Republicans, and don't propose to leave our party and identify ourselves with the party whose antecedents have been Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion.
SAMUEL D. BURCHARD (1812- -), – one of the deputation
visiting Mr. Blaine, Oct. 29, 1884.
A life on the ocean wave!
A home on the rolling deep,
EPES SARGENT (1813–1881): Life on the Ocean Wave