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G. & W.B. Whittaker, W. Baynes and Son, and T. Blanshard, 1823 - 346 páginas
 

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Página 292 - Caesar had his Brutus — Charles the first, his Cromwell— and George the third — [' Treason,' cried the speaker — ' treason, treason,' echoed from every part of the house.
Página 103 - Potomac, in quest of a passage also. In the moment of their junction, they rush together against the mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea.
Página 290 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
Página 104 - This scene is worth a voyage across the Atlantic. Yet here, as in the neighborhood of the Natural Bridge, are people who have passed their lives within half a dozen miles, and have never been to survey these monuments of a war between rivers and mountains, which must have shaken the earth itself to its centre.
Página 101 - Rise, O ever rise, Rise like a cloud of Incense, from the Earth ! Thou kingly Spirit throned among the hills, Thou dread Ambassador from Earth to Heaven, Great Hierarch ! tell thou the silent Sky, And tell the Stars, and tell yon rising Sun, Earth, with her thousand voices, praises GOD.
Página 156 - He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens. The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.
Página 101 - Ye Ice-falls! ye that from the mountain's brow Adown enormous ravines slope amain Torrents, methinks, that heard a mighty voice, And stopped at once amid their maddest plunge! Motionless torrents! silent cataracts! Who made you glorious as the Gates of Heaven Beneath the keen full moon?
Página 165 - ... four of the hunters now fired, and each lodged a ball in his body, two of them directly through the lungs : the furious animal sprang up and ran open-mouthed upon them ; as he came near, the two hunters who had reserved their fire gave him two wounds, one of which breaking his shoulder, retarded his motion for a moment...
Página 221 - Chandler, Thomas Bradbury. An Appeal to the Public in Behalf of the Church of England in America, dedicated to the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.
Página 167 - She went off a second time as before ; and having crawled a few paces looked again behind her, and for some time stood moaning. But, still her cubs not rising to follow her, she returned to them again, and with signs of inexpressible fondness went round first one and then the other, pawing them, and moaning.

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