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Página 274 - ... Mockingly, On coop or kennel he hangs Parian wreaths; A swan-like form invests the hidden thorn; Fills up the farmer's lane from wall to wall, Maugre the farmer's sighs; and at the gate A tapering turret overtops the work. And when his hours are numbered, and the world Is all his own, retiring, as he were not, Leaves, when the sun appears, astonished Art To mimic in slow structures, stone by stone, Built in an age, the mad wind's night-work, The frolic architecture of the snow.
Página 39 - Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue : and it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the Lord, and do them...
Página 160 - To abolish a status, which in all ages GOD has sanctioned, and man has continued, would not only be robbery to an innumerable class of our fellow-subjects, but it would be extreme cruelty to the African savages, a portion of whom it saves from massacre, or intolerable bondage in 'their own country, and introduces into a much happier state of life; especially now when their passage to the West Indies, and their treatment there, is humanely regulated. To abolish this trade would be to ' " shut the...
Página 120 - We shape ourselves the joy or fear Of which the coming life is made, And fill our Future's atmosphere With sunshine or with shade. The tissue of the Life to be We weave with colors all our own, And in the field of Destiny We reap as we have sown. Still shall the soul around it call The shadows which it gathered here, And painted on the eternal wall The Past shall reappear.
Página 3 - Ah! from the soul itself must issue forth A light, a glory, a fair luminous cloud Enveloping the Earth And from the soul itself must there be sent A sweet and potent voice, of its own birth, Of all sweet sounds the life and element!
Página 41 - And thou shalt put into the ark the testimony which I shall give thee. And thou shalt make a mercy seat of pure gold : two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.
Página 42 - And ye shall take you on the first day the boughs of goodly trees, branches of palm trees, and the boughs of thick trees, and willows of the brook ; and ye shall rejoice before the Lord your God seven days.
Página 31 - In such an hour he turns, and" on his view, Ocean, and earth, and heaven, burst before him. Clouds slumbering at his feet, and the clear blue Of Summer's sky, in beauty bending o'er him...
Página 47 - Judah wanders still. And hath she wandered thus in vain A pilgrim of the past ? No ! long deferred her hope hath been, But it shall come at last : For in her wastes a voice I hear, As from some prophet's urn ; It bids the nations build not there, For Jacob shall return.
Doers of the Word: African-American Women Speakers and Writers in the North ...
Carla L. Peterson
Pré-visualização limitada - 1998
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The Fictional Republic: Horatio Alger and American Political Discourse
Pré-visualização limitada - 1994