The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 5
Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson
Munroe and Francis, 1808 - American literature
Vols. 3-4 include appendix: "The Political cabinet."
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Page 299 - Seven years thou wert lent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate, on the just day. Oh, could I lose all father, now ! for why, Will man lament the state he should envy ? To have so soon 'scaped world's, and flesh's rage, And, if no other misery, yet age ! Rest in soft peace, and ask'd, say here doth lie BEN JONSON his best piece of poetry...
Page 296 - Give me leave. Here lies the water ; good : here stands the man ; good : If the man go to this water, and drown himself, it is, will he, nill he, he goes ; mark you that ? but if the water come to him, and drown him, he drowns not himself: argal, he that is not guilty of his own death, shortens not his own life. 2 Clo. But is this law ? 1 Clo. Ay, marry is 't ; crowner's-quest law. 2 Clo. Will you ha...
Page 217 - And I looked, and behold a pale horse : and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.
Page 204 - And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament, from the waters which were above the firmament : and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
Page 419 - At length the freshening western blast Aside the shroud of battle cast; And first the ridge of mingled spears Above the brightening cloud appears; And in the smoke the pennons flew, As in the storm the white sea-mew. Then marked they, dashing broad and far, The broken billows of the war, And plumed crests of chieftains brave Floating like foam upon the wave...
Page 419 - Scotland's fight. Then fell that spotless banner white, The Howard's lion fell ; Yet still Lord Marmion's falcon flew With wavering flight, while fiercer grew Around the battle-yell. The Border slogan rent the sky : A Home ! a Gordon...
Page 419 - The Border slogan rent the sky ! A Home ! a Gordon ! was the cry ; Loud were the clanging blows!
Page 584 - When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion; when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow.
Page 216 - Subsecivae; being a connected series of notes respecting the Geography, Chronology, and Literary History of the principal codes ťand original documents of the Grecian, Roman, Feudal, and Canon Laws.