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Behold how brightly breaks the morning!
JAMES KENNEY (1780-1849): Behold how brightly breaks.
Unthinking, idle, wild, and young,
Princess AMELIA (1783-1810).
A sound so fine, there's nothing lives 'Twixt it and silence.
JAMES SHERIDAN KNOWLES (1784-1862): Virginius, Act v. 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. H. 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,
RICHARD HENRY WILDE (1789-1817) : 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; Rise up! come to the window, and gaze with all the town.
John G LOCKHART (1791-1854): The Bridal of And
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,
Jous 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,
-1846): What Fairy-like Music.
Her very frowns are fairer far
HARTLEY COLERIDGE (1796-1819): She is not Fair.
I would not live alway: I ask not to stay
WILLIAM A. MUHLENBERG (1796-1877): I would not live alway.
Oh, leave the gay and festive scenes,
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;
G. P. R. JAMES (1801-1860): The Monks of Old.
A place in thy memory, dearest,
Is all that I claim;
GERALD GRIFFIN (1803-1810): 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 U. S. Senate,
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 Presidential 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.
”T is said that absence conquers love;
But oh believe it not!
-): Absence conquers Love.
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, 1881.
A life on the ocean wave!
A home on the rolling deep,
EPES SARGENT (1813-1881): Life on the Ocean Wave.
What are the wild waves saying,
Sister, the whole day long,
Joseph HOOKER (1813-1879): A remark to General Averill,
Come in the evening, or come in the morning;
Thomas O. DAVIS (1814-1845): The Welcome.
Or in the battle's van,
Sept. 28, 1844, Vol. ii. p. 809.
Julia PARDOE (1816-1862): The Captive Greek Girl.
Lord John MANNERS (1818- -): England's Trust. Part iii.
Why thus longing, thus forever sighing
For the far-off, unattain'd, and dim, While the beautiful all round thee lying Offers up its low, perpetual hymn ?
Harriet W. SEWALL (1819-1889): Why thus longing ?
Sweet Alice, whose hair was so brown;
Thomas Duxx ExGLISH (1819- —-): Ben Bolt.