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ALBERT G American Fall ASHER ROBBINS beams beauty behold beneath Bishop Berkeley bosom breath breeze bright carronades Cataract character charm cloud dark death deep delight dream earth fair fall fame fear feeling fleet flowers forever freedom friends gaze genius give glory glowing grave Greece hand happiness hath heart heaven hills honor hues human imagination labor land liberty light living lofty look ment mighty mind moral mountain nation nature neath never Newport night noble o'er ocean pass perfect Plato pleasure poet poetry POKANOKET present principles racter Rhode-Island rocks Roger Williams round scene shadows shine shore silent smile soft soul spirit stand sublime sweet taste tempest thee thine things thou thought tion TRAILING ARBUTUS trembling TRISTAM BURGES true truth unto voice waters waves Williams winds wings words Yale College
Sivu 33 - In happy climes, the seat of innocence, Where nature guides and virtue rules, Where men shall not impose for truth and sense The pedantry of courts and schools : There shall be sung another golden age, The rise of empire and of arts, The good and great inspiring epic rage, The wisest heads and noblest hearts.
Sivu 32 - The Muse, disgusted at an age and clime Barren of every glorious theme, In distant lands now waits a better time, Producing subjects worthy fame : In happy climes, where from the genial sun And virgin earth such scenes ensue, The force of art by nature seems outdone, And fancied beauties by the true : In happy climes, the seat of innocence, Where nature guides and virtue rules, Where men shall not impose for truth and sense The pedantry of courts and schools...
Sivu 232 - There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.
Sivu 6 - It pleased the Lord to call me for some time, and with some persons, to practise the Hebrew, the Greek, Latin, French and Dutch. The Secretary of the Council, (Mr. Milton) for my Dutch I read him, read me many more languages.
Sivu 220 - Long labour, why, forgetful of his toils And due repose, he loiters to behold The sunshine gleaming as through amber clouds O'er all the western sky? Full soon, I ween, His rude expression and untutor'd airs Beyond the power of language will unfold The form of beauty smiling at his heart, How lovely!
Sivu 33 - There shall be sung another golden age, The rise of empire and of arts, The good and great inspiring epic rage, The wisest heads and noblest hearts, Not such as Europe breeds in her decay, Such as she bred when fresh and young, When heavenly flame did animate her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last.
Sivu 18 - My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.
Sivu 262 - ... cannot wholly forget her true vocation. Strains of pure feeling, touches of tenderness, images of innocent happiness, sympathies with what is good in our nature, bursts of scorn or indignation at the hollowness of the world, passages true to our moral nature, often escape in an immoral work, and show us how hard it is for a gifted spirit to divorce itself wholly from what is good.
Sivu 130 - THE awful shadow of some unseen power Floats, though unseen, among us — visiting This various world with as inconstant wing As summer winds that creep from flower to flower ; Like moonbeams, that behind some piny mountain shower, It visits with inconstant glance Each human heart and countenance, Like hues and harmonies of evening, Like clouds in starlight widely spread...