The New England Magazine, Volume 50; Volume 56
New England Magazine Company, 1913 - New England
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Page 390 - no indictment found and presented by a grand jury in any District or Circuit or other court of the United States shall be deemed insufficient, nor shall the trial, judgment or other proceeding thereon be affected by reason of any defect or imperfection in matter of form only, which shall not tend to the prejudice of the defendant.
Page 230 - Massachusetts, is to be expended for books for the College Library. The other half of the income is devoted to scholarships in Harvard University for the benefit of descendants of HENRY BRIGHT, JR., who died at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1686.
Page 359 - It was like travelling into a far country, such as I had never expected to behold, to lie there for one night. It seemed to me that I never had heard the town-clock strike before, nor the evening sounds of the village ; for we slept with the windows open, which were inside the grating. It was to see my native village in the light of the Middle Ages and our Concord was turned into a Rhine stream, and visions of knights and castles passed before me.
Page 404 - HERE is thy footstool and there rest thy feet where live the poorest, and lowliest, and lost. When I try to bow to thee, my obeisance cannot reach down to the depth where thy feet rest among the poorest, lowliest, and lost. Pride can never approach to where thou walkest in the clothes of the humble among the poorest, and lowliest, and lost.
Page 428 - ... by hunters only. How retired the otter manages to live here ! He grows to be four feet long, as big as a small boy, perhaps without any human being getting a glimpse of him. I formerly saw the raccoon in the woods behind where my house is built, and probably still heard their whinnering at night. Commonly I rested an hour or two in the shade at noon, after planting, and ate my lunch, and read a little by a spring which was the source of a swamp and of a brook, oozing from under Brister's Hill,...
Page 273 - Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two strong men stand face to face, though they come from the ends of the earth!
Page 280 - IDPAXH takes you back to the dawn of history long before the Pyramids of Egypt were built; ^ down through the romantic, troubled times of Chaldea's grandeur and Assyria's magnificence; of Babylonia's wealth and luxury; of Greek and Roman splendor, of Mohammedan culture and refinement; of French elegance and British power; to the rise of the Western world...
Page 359 - ... middle ages, and our Concord was turned into a Rhine stream, and visions of knights and castles passed before me. They were the voices of old Burghers that I heard in the streets. I was an involuntary spectator and auditor of whatever was done and said in the kitchen of the adjacent village-inn - a wholly new and rare experience to me. It was a closer view of my native town. I was fairly inside of .it. I never had seen its institutions before. This is one of its peculiar institutions ; for it...
Page 430 - It is a vulgar error to suppose that you have tasted huckleberries who never plucked them. A huckleberry never reaches Boston; they have not been known there since they grew on her three hills. The ambrosial and essential part of the fruit is lost with the bloom which is rubbed off in the market cart, and they become mere provender.
Page 365 - It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.