Portraits of Eminent Americans Now Living: Including President Pierce and His Cabinet; with Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Their Lives and Actions, 3권
R. Craighead, printer, 1854 - 542페이지
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464 페이지 - Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters, and maketh the clouds his chariot, and walketh upon the wings of the wind.
vi 페이지 - And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies; but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern judgment; Behold, I have done according to thy words...
512 페이지 - He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted; Neither turneth he back from the sword. The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield. He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: Neither believeth he that it is the sound of the trumpet. He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha; And he smelleth the battle afar off, the thunder of the captains, and the shouting.
202 페이지 - I wish unto him the gladsome light of jurisprudence, the loveliness of temperance, the stabilitie of fortitude and the soliditie of justice.
498 페이지 - And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep; A shade that follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep?
512 페이지 - Hast thou given the horse strength? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? The glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley and rejoiceth in his strength; He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear and is not affrighted; Neither turneth he back from the sword.
522 페이지 - A mighty one has fallen ! Our elder brother, New Hampshire's favorite son, is no more ! All that was mortal of Daniel Webster, the great American expounder of constitutional authority and national rights, has been consigned to the bosom of his mother earth ! The loss to us, to the country and the world, is irreparable. The whole nation mourns ; our city is hung in the drapery of woe, and " the mourners go about the streets.
464 페이지 - How can an inanimate, mechanical gerundgrinder, the like of whom will, in a subsequent century, be manufactured at Niirnberg out of wood and leather, foster the growth of anything; much more of mind, which grows, not like a vegetable (by having its roots littered with etymological compost), but like a spirit, by mysterious contact of spirit; thought kindling itself at the fire of living thought?
464 페이지 - How shall he give kindling, in whose own inward man there is no live coal, but all is burnt out to a dead grammatical cinder ? The Hinterschlag professors knew syntax enough ; and of the human soul thus much : that it had a faculty called memory, and could be acted on through the muscular integument by appliance of birch rods.
424 페이지 - Institution of the common school liberally among the emigrants who are tilling up the great Valley of the Mississippi. That this may be done, is, I am persuaded, no less your -wish than mine. " I enclose a sentiment, which I ask may remain sealed till this letter is read on the day of the celebration, when it is to be opened, according to the direction on the envelope.