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Brewer and Tileston, 1876

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Página 228 - Art is long, and Time ia fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. 5. In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac 1 of Life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle ! Be a hero in the strife
Página 197 - and let it come ! — I repeat it, sir, let it come ! 13. It is vain, sir, to extenuate 15 the matter. Gentlemen may cry Peace, Peace — but there is no peace. The war is actually begun ! The next gale, that sweeps from the north, will bring to our ears the clash of resounding anus ! Our brethren are already in the field
Página 195 - array, if its purpose be not to force us to submission ? Can gentlemen assign any other possible motive for it ? Has Great Britain any enemy, in this quarter of the world, to call for all this accumulation 9 of navies and armies? No, sir, she has none. They are meant for us; they
Página 227 - And things are not what they seem. 2. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. 3. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. 4. Art is long, and Time
Página 195 - the last arguments to which kings resort. 4. I ask, gentlemen, what means this martial" array, if its purpose be not to force us to submission ? Can gentlemen assign any other possible motive for it ? Has Great Britain any enemy, in this quarter of the world, to call for all this accumulation
Página 142 - vengeance ; for my country I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear. Logan never felt fear. He will not turn on his heel to save his life, to mourn for Logan ? Not one
Página 196 - been so long contending; if we mean not basely to abandon the noble struggle in which we have been so long engaged, and which we have pledged ourselves never to abandon until the glorious object of our con
Página 98 - 14. Concealed beneath a mangled heap His hurried search had missed : All glowing from his rosy sleep, His cherub boy he kissed. 15. Nor scratch had he, nor harm, nor dread ; But the same couch beneath Lay a great wolf, all torn and dead — Tremendous" still in death. 16. Ah, what was then Llewellyn's
Página 155 - And half a hundred bridges. 3. Till last by Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come, and men may go, But I go on forever. 4. I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps
Página 196 - supplications have been disregarded; and we have been spurned, with contempt, from the foot of the throne* In vain, after these things, may we indulge the fond hope of peace and reconciliation. There is no

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