Scribners Monthly, Volume 7

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Scribner & Company, 1874 - Literature

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Page 573 - words : Oh, happy living things ! no tongue Their beauty might declare, A spring of love gushed from my heart And I blessed them unaware ; Sure my kind saint took pity on me And I blessed them unaware. The self-same moment I could pray.
Page 436 - mold ; Price of many a crime untold ; Gold ! Gold ! Gold ! Gold ! Good or bad a thousand-fold ! How widely its agencies vary— To save—to ruin—to curse—to bless— As even its minted coins express, Now stamp'd with the image of Good Queen Bess, And now of a Bloody Mary.
Page 436 - (ˇold! Gold ! Gold! Gold ! Bright and yellow, hard and cold, Molten, graven, hammer'd, and roll'd ; Heavy to get, and light to hold ; Hoarded, barter'd, bought, and sold ; Stolen, borrow'd, squander'd, doled : Spurn'd by the young, but hugg'd by the old To the very verge of the church-yard mold ; Price of many a crime untold ; Gold
Page 145 - Thither they went, threading the swamps and wandering up the beautiful Atchafalaya, and her lakes, where " Water lilies in myriads rocked on the slight undulations ˇ/ Made by the passing oars, and, resplendent in beauty, the lotus Lifted her golden crown above the
Page 263 - which Shakespeare places on their lips in describing the later insurrection of Jack Cade, and Cade is made to answer : " Nay, that I mean to do. Is not this a lamentable thing, that the skin of an
Page 440 - Mary Donnelly," Hood's " I remember, I remember," or Kingsley's " The Sands O "Dee." Yet he can be very nobly lyrical in certain uneven measures depending upon tone, and which, like " Philomela," express an ecstatic sensibility : " Hark ! ah, the nightingale ! The tawny-throated ! Hark ! from that moonlit cedar what
Page 204 - coin at the option of the holder, or unless, at such time, bonds of the United States bearing a lower rate of interest than the bonds to be redeemed can be sold at par in coin ; and the United States also solemnly pledges its faith to make provision at the earliest practical period for the redemption of United States notes in coin.
Page 441 - bright speed he had In his high mountain cradle in Pamere, A foil'd circuitous wanderer :—till at last The long'd-for dash of waves is heard, and wide And tranquil, from whose floor the new-bathed stars
Page 438 - 1 Merrily rose the lark, and shook The dew-drop from its wing ; But I never marked its morning flight, I never heard it sing : For I was stooping once again Under the horrid thing.
Page 569 - in these regards. He was trained originally as a beneficiary student for the ministry in the Scottish Presbyterian Church. But he " had by his own studies and reflections been early led to reject not only the belief in Revelation, but the foundations of what is commonly called Natural Religion." Finding no halting place in Deism, "he

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