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VIRGINIA ILLUSTRATED: CONTAINING A VISIT TO THE VIRGINIAN CANAAN, AND HRW ...
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Página 219 - Could I embody and unbosom now That which is most within me, — could I wreak My thoughts upon expression, and thus throw Soul, heart, mind, passions, feelings, strong or weak, All that I would have sought, and all I seek, Bear, know, feel, and yet breathe— into one word, And that one word were Lightning, I would speak ; But as it is, I live and die unheard, With a most voiceless thought, sheathing it as a sword.
Página 246 - HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA: because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered.
Página 161 - O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou...
Página 48 - Bring with thee airs from heaven, or blasts from hell, Be thy intents wicked, or charitable, Thou com'st in such a questionable shape, That I will speak to thee: I'll call thee, Hamlet, King, father, royal Dane: O, answer me: Let me not burst in ignorance!
Página 137 - With wild surprise, As if to marble struck, devoid of sense, A stupid moment motionless she stood : So stands the statue that enchants the world ; So bending tries to veil the matchless boast, The mingled beauties of exulting Greece. Recovering, swift she flew to find those robes Which blissful Eden knew not ; and, array'd In careless haste, th...
Página 146 - But the kind hosts their entertainment grace With hearty welcome, and an open face; In all they did, you might discern with ease A willing mind and a desire to please.
Página 59 - Tis an old maxim in the schools, That flattery's the food of fools; Yet now and then your men of wit Will condescend to take a bit.
Página 168 - ... proudly shone; By each gun the lighted brand In a bold determined hand, And the Prince of all the land Led them on. Like leviathans afloat Lay their bulwarks on the brine; While the sign of battle flew On the lofty British line : It was ten of April morn by the chime: As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death ; And the boldest held their breath For a time.
Página 202 - He either fears his fate too much or his desert is small. who dares not put it to the touch and win or lose it all...
Página 268 - Lost river, from its sinkingunder a mountain, and never appearing again. 7. A spring of a sulphureous nature, an infallible cure for particular cutaneous disorders. 8. Sixteen miles north-east of Winchester, a natural cave or well, into which, at times, a person may go down to the depth of 100 or 150 yards ; and at other times, the water rises up to the top, and overflows plentifully. This is called the ebbing aud flowing well, and is situated in a plain, flat country, not contiguous to any mountain...