The Clockmaker , Or The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville: Second series

Carey, Lea, and Blanchard, 1838 - 220 páginas

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Página 22 - O woman in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!
Página 166 - Horeb," a voice was heard, saying, " draw nigh hither, and put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place where thou standest is holy ground.
Página 171 - Clockmaker, and see what a beautiful night it is, how calm, how still, how clear it is — beant it lovely? — I like to look up at them are stars, when I am away from home, they put me in mind of our national flag, and it is generally allowed to be the first flag in the univarse now. The British can whip all the world, and we can whip the British.
Página 19 - Lord taketh whom he loveth. Ahab, says I, I have but a few minutes to stay with you, and if you think to draw the wool over my eyes, it might perhaps take you a longer time than you are thinking on, or than I have to spare ; — there are some friends you've forgot to inquire after tho', — there's Polly Bacon and her little boy. " Spare me, Samuel, spare me, my friend, says he ; open not that wound afresh, I beseech thee. Well, says I, none o...
Página 105 - ... from heaven to this country. H and E means heavenly emigrants. Its alle—-go—ry.—And a beautiful alle—go—ry it is, said he, and well calculated to give foreigners a correct notion of our young growin and great Republic.
Página 158 - I'll tell you no lies. There are so many pimpin' eyes about now, a body has to be cautious if he don't want to get into the centre of a hobble. If I'm up late, I guess it's nobody's business but my own I'm about, anyhow; but I hope you won't make no remarks about what you see'd or heerd. "Well, when a feller axes arter a thing, do you jist stand and look at him for a space without sayin...
Página 39 - ... trouble. It has made more good men, good husbands, kind masters, indulgent fathers, and honest fellers, than any other blessed thing in this univarsal world. The Indgians always buried a pipe and a skin of tobacco with their folks, in case smokin...

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