The State Triumvirate, a Political Tale: And the Epistles of Brevet Major Pindar Puff [pseud.] ...

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Página 2 - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Página 2 - Congress of the United States, entitled "an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned." And also to an act entitled "an act supplementary to an act entitled an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the...
Página 107 - ... organization so wonderful, so varied, so complex — an adaptation of means to ends so simple, so diversified, so extensive, so perfect, that the wisdom of man shrinks abashed at the comparison. Nor is it to present existence that our observations are confined. The mind may thus be enabled to retrace the march of ages — to examine of the earth the revolutions that have formed and deranged its structure — of its inhabitants, the creation, the dissolution, the continual reproduction — to...
Página 131 - Libyan cities goes. Fame, the great ill, from small beginnings grows — Swift from the first ; and every moment brings New vigour to her flights, new pinions to her wings.
Página 163 - I will converse with iron-witted fools And unrespective boys : none are for me That look into me with considerate eyes : 30 High-reaching Buckingham grows circumspect.
Página 131 - Not with more glee, by hands pontific crown'd, With scarlet hats wide- waving circled round, Rome in her Capitol saw Querno sit, 1 (/) is Throri'd on seven hills, the Antichrist of wit.
Página 107 - ... increase, when science gives to every object that surrounds you, intelligence and life.— When the very earth, on which you tread becomes animate, when every rock, every plant, every insect' presents to your view an organization so wonderful, so varied, so complex; an adaptation of means to ends, so simple, so diversified, so extensive, so perfect, that the wisdom of man shrinks abashed at the comparison. Nor is it to present existences that our observations are confined.
Página 107 - ... view an organization so wonderful, so varied, so complex — an adaptation of means to ends so simple, so diversified, so extensive, so perfect, that the wisdom of man shrinks abashed at the comparison. Nor is it to present existence that our observations are confined. The mind may thus be enabled to...
Página 31 - Yes, I am proud; I must be proud to see Men not afraid of God afraid of me: Safe from the Bar, the Pulpit, and the Throne, Yet touched and shamed by ridicule alone.
Página 153 - ... theatres; accounts of all the meetings and elections at the academies, and of the deaths and characters of all the eminent persons who demised in the period to which it extends; copies of the epigrams, and editions of the scandalous stories that occupied the idle population of Paris during the same period — interspersed with various original compositions, and brief and pithy dissertations upon the general subjects that are suggested by such an enumeration. Of these, the accounts of the operas...

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