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He spoke , in 1846 , in favor of the Oregon boundary treaty ; in 1848 , against the claim of the South to extend slavery into the new territories ; and on the seventh of March , 1850 , in favor of the adjustment of the territorial and ...
... and the dogmatism of learning , must be finally decided all claim to poetical honor . The Church - yard abounds with images which find a mirror in every mind , and with sentiments to which every bosom returns an echo .
... for , although its claim to be the actual scene of the · Elegy ' is disputed with another neighboring village , I cannot question that the one which was nearest to his place of residence , answering adequately as it does to all the ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review