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The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 10
David Josiah Brewer
Visualização completa - 1899
American arms assembly Athens blessed brutes called cause character Church citizens civil Congress conscience consider Constitution Corn Laws Cosenza court crimes Cuyahoga County danger death declare defense Delivered duty Earl of Strafford empire enemies England English Eratosthenes evil faith favor federal feel France freedom friends give glory happiness Harper's Ferry hath heart heaven honorable gentleman hope House House of Commons human interests Ireland Irish John Brown joyful sound justice King kingdom land liberty literature lives Lord Lysias means Member ment militia mind moral Mullaghmast nation nature necessity never noble object opinion oppression orator Parliament patriotism peace persons Polemarchus political present principles reason religion Republic republican soul sovereign speech spirit standing army Theramenes things Thirty Tyrants thought tion trumpets truth Union Virginia virtue Whigs words Writs of Assistance
Página 3239 - Not as the conqueror comes They, the true-hearted, came ; Not with the roll of the stirring drums, And the trumpet that sings of fame. Not as the flying come, In silence and in fear ; — They shook the depths of the desert gloom, With their hymns of lofty cheer.
Página 3141 - No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God.
Página 3017 - Lords and commons of England ! consider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit ; acute to invent, subtile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity can soar to.
Página 3015 - Are God and Nature then at strife, That Nature lends such evil dreams? So careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life...
Página 3035 - How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, and thy tabernacles, O Israel! As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign aloes which the Lord hath planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.
Página 3018 - Why else was this nation chosen before any other, that out of her as out of Sion should be proclaimed and sounded forth the first tidings and trumpet of reformation to all Europe ? And had it not been the obstinate perverseness of our prelates against the divine and admirable spirit of...
Página 3094 - Lord, dost thou not care that my sister did leave me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me. But the Lord answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art anxious and troubled about many things : but one thing is needful : for Mary hath chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Página 3015 - Who roll'd the psalm to wintry skies, Who built him fanes of fruitless prayer, Who trusted God was love indeed And love Creation's final law Tho...
Página 3222 - With as deep a reverence for the True as ever inspired the bosom of man, I would, nevertheless, limit, in some measure, its modes of inculcation. I would limit to enforce them. I would not enfeeble them by dissipation. The demands of Truth are severe. She has no sympathy with the myrtles.