The Atlantic Souvenir: A Christmas and New Year's Offering. 1826-1832

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H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1830 - Gift books
 

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Page 254 - It rests with me to wind my horn — Thou art with numbers overborne ; It rests with me, here, brand to brand, Worn as thou art, to bid thee stand : But...
Page 189 - Both warbling of one~song, both in one key; As if our hands, our sides, voices, and minds, Had been incorporate. So we grew together, Like to a double cherry, seeming parted ; Hut yet a union in partition, — Two lovely berries moulded on one stem : So, with two seeming bodies, but one heart ; Two of the first, like coats in heraldry, Due but to one, and crowned with one crest.
Page 220 - Indians were entitled to the credit of fighting manfully. Every rock, and tree, and bush shielded its man, from behind which the winged messengers of death were thickly sent, but with so little effect as to excite astonishment. The Indians yielded ground only inch by inch ; and in their retreat darted from tree to tree with...
Page 283 - Morley ; no, nor inconstant, nor fickle," she added, reading the expression that was arising on Morley 's countenance. " That I love, and in that love am incapable of change, do not, Morley, insult me by doubting, even by a look. But O, if you love me as you ought, as you have sworn you do, as a man of honour, I implore you to take me back to my father
Page 13 - Among the nations doom'd to stand; Proud, like her mighty mountain woods; Like her own rivers, wandering free; And sending forth from hills and floods, The joyous shout of liberty! Like thee, majestic bird! like thee. She stands in un bought majesty, With spreadmg wing, untired and strong, That dares a soaring far and long, That mounts aloft, nor looks below, And will not quail though tempests blow...
Page 12 - With a dark fury naught can stop, And wings his wild, unearthly way Far through the clouded realms of day. Bird of the sun ! to thee — to thee The earliest tints of dawn are known, And 'tis thy proud delight to see The monarch...
Page 39 - THE birds, when winter shades the sky, Fly o'er the seas away, Where laughing isles in sunshine lie, And summer breezes play; And thus the friends that flutter near While fortune's sun is warm, Arc startled if a cloud appear, And fly before the storm. But when from winter's howling plains Each other warbler 's past, The little snow-bird still remains, And chirrups midst the blast.
Page 86 - How cheap Is genuine happiness, and yet how dearly Do we all pay for its base counterfeit ! We fancy wants, which to supply, we dare Danger and death, enduring the privation Of all free nature offers in her bounty, To attain that, which, in its full fruition, Brings but satiety. The poorest man May taste of nature in her elements, Pure, wholesome, never cloying : while the richest, From the same stores, does but elaborate A pungent dish of well concocted poison.
Page 211 - ... latter stream, towards the heart of the Indian country. The extensive, and not very rapid preparations for this expedition, could not, of course, be kept a secret from the wily Indians ; and Brandt, the Butlers, and Guy Johnson, with fifteen hundred Indians and five companies of whites, chiefly tories, made corresponding exertions to meet it. Indeed it was soon ascertained by Sullivan, that they had boldly determined to risk a general battle, for which preparations were made upon a well selected...

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