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Page 74 - Guard them, and him within protect from harms. He can requite thee; for he knows the charms That call fame on such gentle acts as these, And he can spread thy name o'er lands and seas, Whatever clime the sun's bright circle warms. Lift not thy spear against the Muses...
Page 140 - From the rich peasant cheek of ruddy bronze, And large black eyes that flash on you a volley Of rays that say a thousand things at once, To the high dama's brow, more melancholy, But clear, and with a wild and liquid glance, Heart on her lips, and soul within her eyes, Soft as her clime, and sunny as her skies.
Page 426 - This guest of summer, The temple-haunting martlet, does approve By his loved mansionry that the heaven's breath Smells wooingly here : no jutty,* frieze, Buttress, nor coign* of vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendent bed and procreant cradle : Where they most breed and haunt, I have observed...
Page 533 - To rescue from oblivion the memory of former incidents, and to render a just tribute of renown to the many great and wonderful transactions of our Dutch progenitors, Diedrich Knickerbocker, native of the city of New York, produces this historical essay...
Page 76 - Is then no nook of English ground secure From rash assault ? * Schemes of retirement sown In youth, and 'mid the busy world kept pure As when their earliest flowers of hope were blown, Must perish ; — how can they this blight endure ? And must he too the ruthless change bemoan Who scorns a false utilitarian lure 'Mid his paternal fields at random thrown ? Baffle the threat, bright Scene, from Orresthead Given to the pausing traveller's rapturous glance : Plead for thy peace, thou beautiful romance...
Page 124 - I saw a, smith stand with his hammer thus, The whilst his iron did on the anvil cool, With open mouth, swallowing a tailor's news...
Page 460 - I recommend to your favourable consideration the policy of improving and extending the opportunities for academical education in Ireland. The report of the commission appointed to inquire into the law and practice in respect to the occupation of land is nearly prepared, and shall be communicated to you immediately after its presentation. The state of the law in regard to the privileges of the Bank of Ireland, and to other banking establishments, in that country, and in Scotland, will no doubt occupy...
Page 460 - I congratulate you on the success of the measures which three years since were adopted by Parliament for the purpose of supplying the deficiency in the public revenue, and arresting the accumulation of debt in the time of peace. " The Act which was passed at that time for imposing a tax upon income will shortly expire. " It will be for you, in your wisdom, to determine whether it may not be expedient to continue its operation for a further period...
Page 97 - Stapleton will of course relieve the 4 squadrons as often as he may think it expedient.' 544. To Vice Admiral the Hon. G. Berkeley. Elvas, 20th May, 1SI1. ' You will have heard of the Marshal's action on the 16th : the fighting was desperate, and the loss of the British has been very severe; but, adverting to the nature of the contest, and the manner in which they held their ground against all the efforts the whole French army coidd make against them, notwithstanding all the losses which they had...
Page 460 - ... you on the success of the measures which three years since were adopted by Parliament for the purpose of supplying the deficiency in the public revenue, and arresting the accumulation of debt in the time of peace. " The Act which was passed at that time for imposing a tax upon income will shortly expire. " It will be for you, in your wisdom, to determine whether it may not be expedient to continue its operation for a further period, and thus to obtain the means of adequately providing for the...