The Spy; a Tale of the Neutral Ground: Referring to Some Particular Occurrences During the American War: Also Pourtraying American Scenery and Manners. ...

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Seite 30 - No vernal blooms their torpid rocks array, But winter lingering chills the lap of May ; No zephyr fondly sues the mountain's breast, But meteors glare, and stormy glooms invest.
Seite 1 - XXXII. Hush'd were his Gertrude's lips ! but still their bland And beautiful expression seem'd to melt With love that could not die ! and still his hand She presses to the heart no more that felt Ah, heart ! where once each fond affection dwelt. And features yet that spoke a soul more fair.
Seite 175 - Forbear, my son," the hermit cries, " To tempt the dangerous gloom ; For yonder faithless phantom flies To lure thee to thy doom. " Here to the houseless child of want My door is open still ; And though my portion is but scant, I give it with good will.
Seite 139 - And king David himself followed the bier. 32 And they buried Abner in Hebron: and the king lifted up his voice, and wept at the grave of Abner; and all the people wept.
Seite 258 - Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise.
Seite 291 - Now, indeed, I know you ; and although the same reasons which have hitherto compelled me to expose your valuable life will still exist, and prevent my openly asserting your character, in private I can always be your friend; fail not to apply to me when in want or suffering, and so long as God giveth to me, so long will I freely share with a man who feels so nobly and acts so well. If sickness or want should ever assail you, and peace once more smile upon our efforts, seek the gate of him whom you...
Seite 289 - If not for money, what then ?" "What has brought your excellency into the field? For what do you daily and hourly expose your precious life to battle and the halter ? What is there about me to mourn, when such men as you risk their all for our country?
Seite 312 - Circumstances of political importance which involve the lives and fortunes of many have hitherto kept secret what this paper now reveals. Harvey Birch has for years been a faithful and unrequited servant of his country. Though man does not, may God reward him for his conduct!
Seite 297 - Some village Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood — Some mute, inglorious Milton here may rest ; Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood.

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