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第 444 頁 - WASHINGTON, The Defender of his Country, the Founder of Liberty, The Friend of Man. History and Tradition are explored in vain For a Parallel to his Character. In the Annals of modern Greatness, He stands alone, And the noblest Names of Antiquity Lose their Lustre in his Presence. Born the Benefactor of Mankind, He united all the Qualities necessary To an Illustrious Career. Nature made him Great, He made himself Virtuous. Called by his Country to the Defence of her Liberties, He triumphantly vindicated...
第 437 頁 - ... is more pleasantly situated. In a high and healthy country ; in a latitude between the extremes of heat and cold ; on one of the finest rivers in the world ; a river well stocked with various kinds of fish at all seasons of the year, and in the spring with shad, herrings, bass, carp, sturgeon, etc., in great abundance.
第 431 頁 - ... Mount Vernon requiring repairs, and being improperly situated besides, I desire that a new one of brick, and upon a larger scale, may be built at the foot of what is commonly called the Vineyard...
第 266 頁 - Night-birds are we; Here we carouse, Singing, like them, Perched round the stem Of the jolly old tree. Here let us sport, Boys, as we sit; Laughter and wit Flashing so free. Life is but short — When we are gone, Let them sing on Round the old tree.
第 501 頁 - Zanoni;' but," he added, shaking his head gloomily, "there is something more horrible still than these." "Look here, Hammond," I rejoined; "let us drop this kind of talk for Heaven's sake. We shall suffer for it, depend on it." "I don't know what's the matter with me tonight," he replied, "but my brain is running upon all sorts of weird and awful thoughts. I feel as if I could write a story like Hoffman tonight, if I were only master of a literary style.
第 501 頁 - Harry. Pleasant dreams to you." "To you, gloomy wretch, afreets, ghouls, and enchanters." We parted, and each sought his respective chamber. I undressed quickly and got into bed, taking with me, according to my usual custom, a book, over which I generally read myself to sleep. I opened the volume as soon as I had laid my head upon the pillow, and instantly flung it to the other side of the room. It was Goudon's "History of...
第 16 頁 - I've seen a sack upon his back As thick as the miller, and quite as long. Always busy, and always merry, Always doing his very best, A notable wag was Little Jerry, Who uttered well his standing jest. How Jerry lived is known to fame, But how he died there's none may know; One autumn day the rumor came, "The brook and Jerry are very low.
第 391 頁 - May Heaven inspire some fierce gigantic Dane, To give a bold defiance to our host ; Before he speaks it out I will accept : Like Douglas conquer, or like Douglas die.
第 315 頁 - Use of Sugar); she had in her Ears two Pearls, with very rich Drops; she wore false Hair, and that red...
第 501 頁 - ... spectators, stood frozen at a window which overhung the river at a height of sixty feet, unable to make the slightest effort to save her, but dumbly watching her last supreme agony and her disappearance. A shattered wreck, with no life visible, encountered floating listlessly on the ocean, is a terrible object, for it suggests a huge terror, the proportions of which are veiled. But it now struck me for the first time that there must be one great and ruling embodiment of fear, a King of Terrors...