Border Beagles (c)

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University of Arkansas Press, 1836
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Sivu 369 - Hang out our banners on the outward walls; The cry is still "They come": our castle's strength Will laugh a siege to scorn: here let them lie Till famine and the ague eat them up: Were they not forced with those that should be ours.
Sivu 133 - O, for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention ! A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And monarchs to behold the swelling scene...
Sivu 13 - Captain, — if you look in the maps of the 'orld, I warrant, you shall find, in the comparisons between Macedon and Monmouth, that the situations, look you, is both alike. There is a river in Macedon, and there is also moreover a river at Monmouth...
Sivu 1 - I imagine all the world's a play: The state, and men's affairs, all passages Of life, to spring new scenes ; come in, go out, And shift, and vanish ; and if I have got A seat to sit at ease here, in mine inn, To see the comedy; and laugh, and chuck At the variety and throng of humours And dispositions, that come justling in And out still, as they one drove hence another...
Sivu 122 - tis not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a church door ; but 'tis enough, 'twill serve : ask for me to-morrow, and you shall find me a grave man.
Sivu 203 - Are heard and pleaded, not so much as dreaming Of any such encounter, steps me forth Their valiant foreman, with the word,
Sivu 23 - The very head and front of my offending Hath this extent, no more. Rude am I in my speech, And little bless'd with the set phrase of peace ; For since these arms of mine had seven years...
Sivu 135 - Now fitted the halter, now traversed the cart ; And often took leave, but was loath to depart. Derry down, &c. What frightens you thus, my good son ? says the priest, You murder'd, are sorry, and have been confess'd. O father! my sorrow will scarce save my bacon; For 'twas not that I murder'd, but that I was taken.
Sivu xxiv - Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1853, BY JS REDFIELD, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the Southern District of New York.
Sivu 453 - ... general history of the outlawry prevailing in the Mississippi valley." This is the same author who twelve years earlier had proclaimed: "a true writer — an earnest man, full of subject . . . must lay it as bare as possible. He must roll up his sleeves to it, and not heed the blushes of the sophisticated damsel, who is shocked at the bare, brawny arms

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