The lost ship; or, The Atlantic steamer, Volume 270

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Página 326 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Página 232 - Can such things be, And overcome us like a summer cloud, Without our special wonder...
Página 106 - Her home is on the deep. With thunders from her native oak She quells the floods below — As they roar on the shore, When the stormy winds do blow; When the battle rages loud and long, And the stormy winds do blow.
Página 397 - Mr. Motley's volumes will well repay perusal. * * * For his learning, his liberal tone, and his generous enthusiasm, we heartily commend him, and bid him good speed for the remainer of his interesting and heroic narrative.— Saturday Review.
Página 398 - Prescott's Works in point of style rank with the ablest English historians, and paragraphs may be found in which the grace and elegance of Addison are combined with Robertson's cadence and Gibson's brilliancy.
Página 398 - England." Its style is lofty and eloquent, written with candour, neither exaggerating vices of character, nor reviving national animosities, but rendering a just tribute to virtue, wherever found.
Página 397 - We have thus supplied what has long been wanting to every student of English literature — a thoroughly trustworthy handbook, in which the chief events of modern history are set forth in a clear, concise, and intelligent form.

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