Cooper's Novels, Volume 29

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Stringer and Townsend, 1852
 

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Página 75 - They love their land, because it is their own, And scorn to give aught other reason why ; Would shake hands with a king upon his throne, And think it kindness to his majesty; A stubborn race, fearing and flattering none.
Página 115 - But yesterday, the word of Caesar might Have stood against the world: now lies he there, And none so poor to do him reverence.
Página 103 - Th' enchanting hope, and sympathetic glow, Beam'd from the mutual eye. Devoting all To love, each was to each a dearer self; Supremely happy in th' awaken'd power Of giving joy. Alone, amid the shades, Still in harmonious intercourse they liv'd The rural day, and talk'd the flowing heart. Or sigh'd and look'd unutterable things. So pass'd their life, a clear united stream, By care unruffled; till, in evil hour, The tempest caught them on the tender walk, Heedless how far, and where its mazes...
Página 115 - tis his will : Let but the commons hear this testament — Which, pardon me, I do not mean to read — And they would go and kiss dead Caesar's wounds And dip their napkins...
Página 8 - ... the sins of the fathers are visited upon the children, even to the third and fourth generation.
Página 1 - Tis said, and I believe the tale, Thy humblest reed could more prevail, Had more of strength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age ; E'en all at once together found, Cecilia's mingled world of sound — O bid our vain endeavours cease.; Revive the just designs of Greece : Return in all thy simple state!
Página 85 - The American axe ! It has made more real and lasting conquests than the sword of any warlike people that ever lived ; but they have been conquests that have left civilization in their train, instead of havoc and desolation.
Página 137 - There's two rights to all the land on 'arth, and the whull world over. One of these rights is what I call a king's right, or that which depends on writin's, and laws, and sich like contrivances ; and the other depends on possession. It stands to reason, that fact is better than any writin...
Página 227 - This is worse than visiting the sins of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generations.
Página 90 - We always have bread and potatoes enough; but I hold a family to be in a desperate way when the mother can see the bottom of the pork-barrel. Give me the children that's raised on good sound pork afore all the game in the country. Game's good as a relish, and so's bread; but pork is the staff of life. . . . My children I calkerlate to bring up on pork.

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