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Page 20 - THE maid who binds her warrior's sash With smile that well her pain dissembles, The while beneath her drooping lash One starry tear-drop hangs and trembles, Though Heaven alone records the tear, And Fame, shall never know her story, Her heart has shed a drop as dear As e'er bedewed the field of glory...
Page 254 - But here the main skill and groundwork will be, to temper them such lectures and explanations upon every opportunity as may lead and draw them in willing obedience, inflamed with the study of learning and the admiration of virtue, stirred up with high hopes of living to be brave men and worthy patriots, dear to God and famous to all ages...
Page 310 - We have scowled, when you uttered some turbulent threat ; But Friendship still whispered, " Forgive and forget !" Has our love all died out ? Have its altars grown cold ? Has the curse come at last which the fathers foretold? Then Nature must teach us the strength of the chain That her petulant children would sever in vain.
Page 198 - I have devoted my whole life to the study of Nature, and yet a single sentence may express all that I have done. I have shown that there is a correspondence between the succession of Fishes in geological times and the different stages of their growth in the egg, — this is all.
Page 182 - I have said, the whole vegetable world, and through it the animal ; the lilies of the field are his workmanship, the verdure of the meadows and the cattle upon a thousand hills. He forms the muscle, he urges the blood, he builds the brain.
Page 145 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will support, protect, and defend the constitution and government of the United States against all enemies, whether domestic or foreign, and that I will bear true faith, allegiance and loyalty to the same...
Page 146 - And it is pity, that commonly more care is had, yea and that among very wise men, to find out rather a cun» ning man for their horse, than a cunning man for their children.
Page 238 - Now, men of the North! will you join in the strife For country, for freedom, for honor, for life ? The giant grows blind in his fury and spite, — One blow on his forehead will settle the fight...
Page 145 - I will support, protect and defend the Constitution and government of the United States against all enemies, whether domestic or foreign, and that I will bear true faith, allegiance and loyalty to the same, any ordinance, resolution or law of any State convention or legislature to the contrary notwithstanding ; and, further, that I do this with a full determination, pledge and purpose, without any mental reservation or evasion whatsoever ; and, further, that I will well and faithfully perform all...