Letters from abroad to kindred at home, Volume 2

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Página 74 - THE groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned To hew the shaft, and lay the architrave. And spread the roof above them, — ere he framed The lofty vault, to gather and roll back The sound of anthems ; in the darkling wood, Amidst the cool and silence, he knelt down, And offered to the Mightiest solemn thanks And supplication.
Página 294 - DUTIES ; Or, Instructions to Young Married Ladies on the Management of their Households, and the Regulation of their Conduct in the various Relations and Duties of Married Life. By Mrs. W. PARKES.
Página 287 - The Principles of Physiology, applied to the Preservation of Health, and to the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education.
Página 277 - In one volume, 8vo. With a Portrait and Engravings. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. ; with a View of the Progress of Society in Europe, from the Subversion of the Roman Empire to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century. By William Robertson, DD...
Página 55 - For contemplation he and valour formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace...
Página 289 - Sallust's Jugurthine War and Conspiracy of Catiline, with an English Commentary, and Geographical and Historical Indexes. By Charles Anthon, LL.D.
Página 285 - AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE, and of the Progress of Discovery in the Pacific Ocean, from the Voyage of Magellan to the Death of Cook.
Página 75 - These shall the fury Passions tear, The vultures of the mind, Disdainful Anger, pallid Fear, And Shame that skulks behind ; Or pining L,ove shall waste their youth, Or Jealousy, with rankling tooth, That inly gnaws the secret heart ; And Envy wan, and faded Care, Grim-visaged, comfortless Despair, And Sorrow's piercing dart. Ambition this shall tempt to rise, Then whirl the wretch from high, To bitter Scorn a sacrifice, And grinning Infamy. The stings of Falsehood those shall try, ,And hard Unkindness...
Página 284 - A DESCRIPTION OF PITCAIRN'S ISLAND, AND ITS INHABITANTS. With an Authentic Account of the Mutiny of the Ship Bounty, and of the subsequent Fortunes of the Mutineers.
Página 154 - A blending of all beauties; streams and dells, Fruit, foliage, crag, wood, cornfield, mountain, vine, And chiefless castles breathing stern farewells From gray but leafy walls, where Ruin greenly dwells.

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