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A Complete Collection of the Quotations and Inscriptions in the Library of ...
Emily Loiseau Walter
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Address at Charlestown śre perennius exegit Agriculture America appointed Librarian Athena BACON beauty beneath the stars build beneath BULWER-LYTTON Bunker Hill Monument CARLYLE Choruses CICERO Commerce CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY Crescit delight divided we fall DOME dream E Pluribus Unum EMERSON EMILY LOISEAU WALTER Epistle Essays Excelsior glory halls and pavilions HERBERT Hero Worship Heroes and Hero HOUSE READING ROOM IL PENSEROSO Judea Justice Justitia L'ALLEGRO Liberty Librarian July LIGHT OF PROGRESS Litera low they build marble MILTON Montana monumentum śre perennius motto is given Nil invita Minerva noble thought Omnia painting and inscription PATRICK HENRY peace PENSEROSO Personal Talk Philosophy Pluribus Unum Poet POPE populi PROVERB PSALM quś monumentum śre Quotations and Inscriptions rotunda Science Seals semper SHAKESPEARE soul Stanza TENNYSON Territories thee things thou Goddess tion Tragedy of Brutus truth UNEXPRESSED United we stand VIRGIL WASHINGTON WEBSTER wisdom རི
Page 7 - Haste thee, nymph, and bring with thee Jest, and youthful Jollity, Quips, and cranks,* and wanton* wiles, Nods, and becks, and wreathed smiles, Such as hang on Hebe's cheek, And love to live in dimple sleek; Sport that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides.
Page 11 - Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honors thick upon him ; The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost ; And — when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do.
Page 18 - Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever state or persuasion, religious or political; peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none...
Page 8 - Come, pensive Nun, devout and pure, Sober, steadfast, and demure, All in a robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of cypress lawn Over thy decent shoulders drawn. Come; but keep thy wonted state, With even step, and musing gait, And looks commercing with the skies, Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes: There, held in holy passion still, Forget thyself to marble, till With a sad leaden downward cast Thou fix them on the earth as fast.
Page 1 - But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think...
Page 6 - We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven ; that which we are, we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Page 13 - And, seeing ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven, Unless you be possess'd with devilish spirits, You cannot but forbear to murder me.
Page 11 - The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues.
Page 6 - The knighthood-errant of this realm and all The realms together under me, their Head, In that fair Order of my Table Round, A glorious company, the flower of men, To serve as model for the mighty world, And be the fair beginning of a time.