The North American Review, Volume 65

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Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge
O. Everett, 1847 - American fiction
Vols. 227-230, no. 2 include: Stuff and nonsense, v. 5-6, no. 8, Jan. 1929-Aug. 1930.
 

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Page 435 - A Lay Sermon addressed to the Higher and Middle Classes on the Existing Distresses and Discontents.
Page 122 - That all children within this province, of the age of twelve years, shall be taught some useful trade or skill, to the end none may be idle; but the poor may work to live and the rich, if they become poor, may not want.
Page 129 - And thou, Philadelphia, the virgin settlement of this province, named before thou wert born, what love, what care, what service, and what travail, has there been to bring thee forth and preserve thee from such as would abuse and defile thee!
Page 417 - IN Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree : Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers were girdled round : And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree ; And here were forests ancient as the hills, Enfolding sunny spots...
Page 427 - Nature but a week or two before. Poor Col., but two days before he died he wrote to a bookseller, proposing an epic poem on the " Wanderings of Cain," in twenty-four books. It is said he has left behind him more than forty thousand treatises in criticism, metaphysics, and divinity, but few of them in a state of completion.
Page 277 - that a hare so often hunted, with' so many packs of dogs, should die, at last, quietly sitting in his form."— Church Hist.
Page 430 - Had I but a few hundred pounds, but 200 — half to send to Mrs Coleridge, and half to place myself in a private mad-house, where I could procure nothing but what a physician thought proper, and where a medical attendant could be constantly with me for two or three months (in less than that time life or death would be determined), then there might be hope. Now there is none ! ! O God!
Page 419 - Whether the higher order of seraphim illuminati ever sneer?" VI "Whether pure intelligences can love, or whether they can love anything besides pure intellect?" VII "Whether the beatific vision be anything more or less than a perpetual representment to each individual angel of his own present attainments, and future capabilities, something in the manner of mortal looking-glasses?" VIII "Whether an 'immortal and amenable soul' may not come to be damned at last, and the man never suspect it beforehand?
Page 381 - It was built of heavy flags of freestone, and in some parts, at least, covered with a bituminous cement, which time has made harder than the stone itself. In some places, where the ravines had been filled up with masonry, the mountain torrents, wearing on it for ages, have gradually eaten a way through the base, and left the superincumbent mass — such is the cohesion of the materials — still spanning the valley like an arch.
Page 321 - In 1798, the change of government took place which elevated the young attorney to the rank of a lawmaker. This change grew out of the Ordinance of 1787, which provided that whenever the Northwestern Territory contained " five thousand free male inhabitants, of full age " (not, as Judge Burnet states, " five thousand white male inhabitants "), it should be entitled to choose representatives, and have a government of its own. In this government, besides the House chosen directly by the people, there...

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