National Magazine: A Monthly Journal of American History, Band 17

Magazine of Western History Publishing Company, 1893

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Seite 186 - Thyself without a witness, in these shades, Of thy perfections. Grandeur, strength, and grace Are here to speak of Thee. This mighty oak — By whose immovable stem I stand and seem Almost annihilated — not a prince In all that proud old world beyond the deep E'er wore his crown as loftily as he Wears the green coronal of leaves, with which Thy hand has graced him.
Seite 186 - Here is continual worship ; nature here, In the tranquillity that Thou dost love, Enjoys Thy presence. Noiselessly, around, From perch to perch, the solitary bird Passes ; and yon clear spring, that, 'midst its herbs, Wells softly forth, and visits the strong roots Of half the mighty forest, tells no tale Of all the good it does.
Seite 513 - I John Brown am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with Blood. I had as I now think vainly flattered myself that without very much bloodshed it might be done.
Seite 136 - But there are a few characters which have stood the closest scrutiny and the severest tests, which have been tried in the furnace and have proved pure, which have been weighed in the balance and have not been found wanting, which have been declared sterling by the general consent of mankind, and which are visibly stamped with the image and superscription of the Most High. These great men we trust that we know how to prize ; and of these was Milton.
Seite 137 - I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall roll a human sea.
Seite 67 - ... to what it ought to be, as fast as the imbecility of their present existence, and other circumstances which cannot be neglected, will admit.
Seite 43 - these parts [that is, Europe, Asia, and Africa] have been more extensively explored, and another fourth part has been discovered by Americus Vespucius (as will appear in what follows) : wherefore I do not see what is rightly to hinder us from calling it Amerige or America, ie, the land of Americus, after its discoverer Americus, a man of sagacious mind, since both Europe and Asia have got their names from women.
Seite 429 - That it is indispensable to the happiness of the individual States, that there should be lodged somewhere a supreme power to regulate and govern the general concerns of the confederated republic, without which the Union cannot be of long duration.
Seite 143 - And disappointment's dry and bitter root, Envy's harsh berries, and the choking pool Of the world's scorn, are the right mother-milk To the tough hearts that pioneer their kind...
Seite 291 - Sir, when we reflect upon your past Conduct, your just, mild, and tender Administration, it heightens the Concern we have for your Departure, and makes our Grief such as Words cannot truly express. You have governed well and wisely, like a prudent Magistrate, like an affectionate Parent...

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