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Seite 119 - Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears: "Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness of all-judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed.
Seite 272 - Not poppy, nor mandragora, Nor all the drowsy syrups of the world, Shall ever medicine thee to that sweet sleep Which thou ow'dst yesterday.
Seite 164 - The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools.
Seite 282 - And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory ; and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
Seite 117 - To scorn delights and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. "But not the praise...
Seite 294 - In the old, the terrible v<z victis was the rule — in yours, protection to the oppressed, malediction to ambitious oppressors, and consolation to the vanquished in a just cause. And while out of the old a conquered world was ruled, you in yours provide for the common confederative interests of a territory larger than the conquered world of the old.
Seite 102 - ... love eternally. • CP CRANCH. THE MORNING MIST. THE mist that like a dim soft pall was lying, Mingling the gray sea with the low gray sky, Floats upward now ; the sunny breeze is sighing, And Youth stands pale before his destiny ; O passionate heart of Youth ! Each rolling wave with herald voice is crying, Thou canst delay, but never shun replying, It calls thee living or it calls thee dying, Though all the beauty fade before the glare of Truth. Thou wanderest onward 'neath the solemn morning,...
Seite 299 - ... still there is one thing which forces me to some humble remarks, precisely because I know not whence comes the blow. I am referring to these words : ' Your intervention or non-intervention sentiments are unsuited to the region of Pennsylvania, situated as she is on the borders of several slave-holding States.' I avail myself of this opportunity to declare once more that I never did or will do anything which, in the remotest way, could interfere with the matter alluded to, nor with whatever other...
Seite 77 - States were allowed representatives according to the whole number of free persons, and "three•fifths of all other persons," thus securing political power on account of their slaves, in consideration that direct taxes should be apportioned in the same way. Direct taxes have been imposed at only four brief intervals. The political power has been constant, and, at this moment, sends twenty-one members to the other House. There was a third compromise...