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Page 219 - With a, full View of the English-Dutch Struggle against Spain, and of the Origin and Destruction of the Spanish Armada. By JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, LL.D., DCL Portraits.
Page 388 - In her right hand the lily, in her left The letter — all her bright hair streaming down — And all the coverlid was cloth of gold Drawn to her waist, and she herself in white All but her face, and that clear-featured face Was lovely, for she did not seem as dead, But fast asleep, and lay as tho
Page 398 - To learning and to loyalty were bred : For colleges on bounteous kings depend, And never rebel was to arts a friend.
Page 179 - A History of England, from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the Civil War, 1603-1642.
Page 83 - ... with their reflections and observations upon every piece of intelligence that is sent us from abroad. The text is given us by one set of writers, and the comment by another. But notwithstanding we have the same tale told us in so many different papers, and, if occasion requires, in so many articles of the same paper ; notwithstanding, in a scarcity of foreign posts, we hear the same story repeated by different...
Page 193 - to my end.' His end was worthy of his life. His intellect was not for a moment clouded. His fortitude was the more admirable because he was not willing to die. He had very lately said to one of those whom he most loved, ' You know that I never feared death ; there have been times when I should have wished it, but, now that this great new prospect is opening before me, I do wish to stay here a little longer.
Page 464 - ... Confederation, and of the Swiss Constitution previous to 1847. It was tried in America for a few years immediately following the War of Independence. The other principle is that of the existing Constitution of the United States, and has been adopted within the last dozen years by the Swiss Confederacy. The Federal Congress of the American Union is a substantive part of the government of every individual State. Within the limits of its attributions, it makes laws which are obeyed by every citizen...
Page 193 - He ordered several of them to be called in, and exerted himself to take leave of them with a few kind and cheerful words. Among the English who were admitted to his bedside were Devonshire and Ormond. But there were in the crowd those who felt as no...
Page 95 - Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly as when they discuss it freely.