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Stran 132 - tis a common proof That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back,— Looks in the clouds, scorning the base
Stran 27 - —Who, in time, knows whither we may vent The treasure of our tongue ? To what strange shores This gain of our best glory shall be sent, T' enrich unknowing nations with our stores ? What worlds in the yet unformed Occident May 'come refined with the accents that are ours
Stran 93 - drew up the following compact :— " In the name of God, amen. We, whose names are underwritten, the loyal subjects of our dread sovereign lord, King James, by the Grace of God, of Great
Stran 27 - Wherever the bright sun of heaven shall shine, His honour, and the greatness of his name, »Shall be, and make new nations. He shall flourish, And, like a mountain cedar, reach his branches To all the plains about him.
Stran 556 - and convincement. What could a man require more from a nation so pliant and so prone to seek after knowledge ? What wants there to such a towardly and pregnant soil, but wise and faithful labourers, to make a knowing people, a nation of
Stran 93 - to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia, do, by these presents, solemnly and mutually, in the presence of God and of one another, covenant and
Stran 604 - eastward, Giving the village its name, and pasture to flocks without number. Dykes, that the hands of the fanners had raised with labour incessant, Shut out the turbulent tides ; but at stated seasons the floodgates Opened, and welcomed the sea to wander at will o'er
Stran 107 - wishing our heads and hearts may be fountains of tears for your everlasting welfare, when we shall be in our poor cottages in the wilderness, overshadowed with the spirit of supplication, through the manifold necessities and tribulations which may not altogether unexpectedly, nor we hope unprofitably, befall us.
Stran 590 - been happy for both sides if it had been adopted. The colonies, so united, would have been sufficiently strong to have defended themselves: there would then have been no need of troops from England; of course, the subsequent pretext for taxing America, and the bloody contest it occasioned, would have been avoided.