Saint Joseph Steam Printing Company, 1878 - 189 páginas

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Página 144 - He presses and forever. The proud bird, The condor of the Andes, that can soar Through heaven's unfathomable depths, or brave The fury of the Northern hurricane And bathe his plumage in the thunder's home, Furls his broad wings at nightfall and sinks down To rest upon his mountain crag...
Página 122 - Excellent wretch ! Perdition catch my soul, But I do love thee ! and when I love thee not Chaos is come again.
Página 141 - Thou'st dared to stand against the wrong When many faltered by thy side; In thy own strength hast dared be strong, Nor on another's arm relied. Thy own bold thoughts thou'st dared to think, Thy own great purposes avowed; And none have ever seen thee shrink From the fierce surges of the crowd. "Thou, all unaided . and alone, Didst take thy way in life's young years, With no kind hand clasped in thy own, No gentle voice to soothe thy tears. But thy high heart no power could tame...
Página 140 - A POLITICAL OPPONENT.* I SEND thee, Greeley, words of cheer, Thou bravest, truest, best of men ; For I have marked thy strong career, As traced by thy own sturdy pen. I've seen thy struggles with the foes That dared thee to the desperate fight, And loved to watch thy goodly blows, Dealt for the cause thou deem'st the right.
Página 141 - mid thy fellow-men, Though in each year of all thy time Thou hast compressed threescore and ten. Oh, may each blessed sympathy, Breathed on thee with a tear and sigh, A sweet flower in thy pathway be, A bright star in thy clear blue sky.7' I regret that the limits prescribed for this article will not admit of an extended notice of Mr.
Página 90 - He left a Corsair's name to other times, Linked with one virtue, and a thousand crimes.
Página 139 - A locomotive that has run off the track, turned upside down with its cowcatcher buried in a stump and the wheels making a thousand revolutions in a minute— a kite in the air which has lost its tail — a human novel without a hero — a man who climbs a tree for a bird's nest out on...
Página 116 - She walked in beauty like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Met in her aspect and her eyes; Thus mellowed to that tender light Which Heaven to gaudy day denies.
Página 140 - Handsome, vivacious, versatile, muscular, as neat as a cat, clean to the marrow, a judge of the effect of clothes, frugal in food and regular only in habits. A noonday mystery, a solved conundrum— a practical joke in earnest —a cipher wanting a figure to pass for something; with the brains of twenty men in his head all pulling in different ways; not bad as to heart, but a man who has shaken hands with reverence.
Página 139 - ... limb, and in order to get it saws the limb off between himself and the tree— a ship without a rudder— a clock without hands — a sermon that is all text — a pantomime of words — an arrow shot into the air — the apotheosis of talk — the incarnation of gab. Handsome, vivacious, versatile, muscular, as neat as a cat, clean to the marrow, a judge of the...

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