An American Glossary, 1권

J.B. Lippincott, 1912

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464 페이지 - Assume their seats, the solid mass attack ; The dry husks rustle, and the corn-cobs crack; The song, the laugh, alternate notes resound, And the sweet cider trips in silence round. The laws of husking...
455 페이지 - That couldn't be split nor bent nor broke — That was for spokes and floor and sills; He sent for lancewood to make the thills; The crossbars were ash, from the straightest trees, The panels of white-wood, that cuts like cheese, But lasts like iron for things like these; The hubs of logs from the
82 페이지 - Gladness of woods, skies, waters, all in one, The bobolink has come, and, like the soul Of the sweet season vocal in a bird, Gurgles in ecstasy we know not what Save June ! Dear June ! Now God be praised for June.
455 페이지 - Boston State-House is the hub of the solar system. You couldn't pry that out of a Boston man, if you had the tire of all creation straightened out for a crowbar.
418 페이지 - An' buttered, tu, fer sartin ; — I mean in preyin' till one busts On wut the party chooses, An' in convartin' public trusts To very privit uses.
480 페이지 - I acknowledge the fact. When it is said that the institution exists, and that it is very difficult to get rid of it in any satisfactory way, I can understand and appreciate the saying. I surely will not blame them for not doing what I should not know how to do myself.
467 페이지 - In panel, or crossbar, or floor, or sill, In screw, bolt, thoroughbrace, — lurking still, Find it somewhere you must and will, — Above or below, or within or without, — And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, That a chaise breaks down, but doesn't wear out. But the Deacon swore (as Deacons do, With an "I dew vum...
409 페이지 - I'm that same David Crockett, fresh from the backwoods, half-horse, half-alligator, a little touched with the snapping-turtle ; can wade the Mississippi, leap the Ohio, ride upon a streak of lightning, and slip without a scratch down a honey locust ; can whip my weight in wild cats, — and if any gentleman pleases, for a ten dollar bill, he may throw in a panther, — hug a bear too close for comfort, and eat any man opposed to Jackson.
352 페이지 - Know old Cambridge ? Hope you do. — Born there? Don't say so! I was, too. (Born in a house with a gambrel-roof, — Standing still, if you must have proof.
477 페이지 - My politics are plain and simple. I think every nation has a right to establish that form of government, under which it conceives it shall live most happy ; provided it infracts no right, or is not dangerous to others ; and that no governments ought to interfere with the internal concerns of another, except for the security of what is due to themselves.

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