The North American Review, Band 51

University of Northern Iowa, 1840

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Seite 297 - Eglentine. Ful wel she sange the service devine, Entuned in hire nose ful swetely ; And Frenche she spake ful fayre and fetisly, After the scole of Stratford atte bowe, For Frenche of Paris was to hire unknowe.
Seite 75 - For in order to prove that the Americans have no right to their liberties, we are every day endeavoring to subvert the maxims which preserve the whole spirit of our own. To prove that the Americans ought not to be free, we are obliged to depreciate the value of freedom itself...
Seite 411 - Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people ? And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.
Seite 516 - That guards the lowliest of the poor. How touching, when, at midnight, sweep Snow-muffled winds, and all is dark, To hear — and sink again to sleep ! Or, at an earlier call, to mark, By blazing fire, the still suspense Of self-complacent innocence ; The mutual nod, — the grave disguise Of hearts with gladness brimming o'er ; ' And some unbidden tears that rise For names once heard, and heard no more; Tears brightened by the serenade For infant in the cradle laid.
Seite 412 - My feelings are not those of pride or ostentation upon the occasion. "They are solemnized by a sense of the obligations, the important trusts, and numerous duties connected with it. That you may be enabled to discharge them with honor to yourself, with justice and impartiality to your country, and with satisfaction to this great people, shall be the daily prayer of your "AA...
Seite 36 - That schoolmaster deserves to be beaten himself, who beats nature in a boy for a fault. And I question whether all the whipping in the world can make their parts, which are naturally sluggish, rise one minute before the hour nature hath appointed.
Seite 36 - Those that are ingenious and idle. These think with the hare in the fable, that running with snails (so they count the rest of their schoolfellows), they shall come soon enough to the post, though sleeping a good while before their starting. Oh, a good rod would finely take them napping ! 3. Those that are dull and diligent.
Seite 515 - While, smitten by a lofty moon, The encircling laurels, thick with leaves, Gave back a rich and dazzling sheen, That overpowered their natural green. Through hill and valley every breeze Had sunk to rest with folded wings : Keen was the air, but could not freeze, Nor check, the music of the strings ; So stout and hardy were the band That scraped the chords with strenuous hand ; And who but listened ? — till was paid Respect to every Inmate's claim : The greeting given, the music played, In honor...
Seite 397 - Trust in him at all times, ye people, pour out your hearts before him ; God is a refuge for us.
Seite 286 - Memoir, historical and political on the Northwest Coast of North America, and the adjacent territories, illustrated by a map and a geographical view of those countries.

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