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Virginia, Especially Richmond, in By-Gone Days: With a Glance at the Present ...
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Страница 144 - And styled of war as well as peace (So some rats, of amphibious nature, Are either for the land or water). But here our authors make a doubt Whether he were more wise, or stout. Some hold the one, and some the other; But howsoe'er they make a pother, The difference was so small, his brain Outweighed his rage but half a grain; Which made some take him for a tool That knaves do work with, called a fool. For 't has been held by many, that As Montaigne, playing with his cat, Complains she thought him...
Страница 31 - Th' adjacent parts ; in all the fabric You shall not see one stone nor a brick, But all of wood, by powerful spell Of magic made impregnable : There's neither iron-bar nor gate, Portcullis, chain, nor bolt, nor grate; And yet men durance there abide, In dungeon scarce three inches wide; With roof so low, that under it They never stand, but lie or sit; And yet so foul, that whoso is in, Is to the middle-leg in prison ; In circle magical confined, With walls of subtle air and wind, Which none are able...
Страница 83 - This day of joy and festivity to the whole Christian world is, to my sad heart, the anniversary of the keenest affliction which humanity can sustain. While all around is gladness, my mind dwells on the silent tomb, and cherishes the remembrance of the beloved object which it contains. "On the 25th of December, 1831, it was the will of heaven to take to itself the companion who had sweetened the choicest part...
Страница 23 - For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne, We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet, For auld lang syne. We twa hae run about the braes, And pu'd the gowans fine ; But we've wander'd mony a weary foot Sin auld lang syne. For auld, &c. We twa hae paidl't i...
Страница 124 - ... was only the interpreter of a gentleman the agent of a foreign house that had a large claim for advances to the State ; and this made me known to all the officers of government and some of the most prominent members of the Legislature. It gave me the first opportunity of showing some symptoms of talent, even as a speaker, of which I was not myself aware. Every one encouraged me and was disposed to promote my success in life. To name all those from whom I received offers of service would be to...
Страница 92 - But och ! it hardens a' within, And petrifies the feeling! To catch dame Fortune's golden smile, Assiduous wait upon her; And gather gear by every wile That's justified by honour; Not for to hide it in a hedge, Nor for a train attendant; But for the glorious privilege Of being independent.
Страница 280 - Every now and then the world is visited by one of these delusive seasons, when "the credit system," as it is called, expands to full luxuriance: everybody trusts everybody; a bad debt is a thing unheard of; the broad way to certain and sudden wealth lies plain and open; and men are tempted to dash forward boldly, from the facility of borrowing. Promissory notes, interchanged between scheming individuals, are liberally discounted at the banks, which become so many mints to coin words into cash; and...
Страница 18 - These Major Mayo offered to lay out into Lots without Fee or Reward. The Truth of it is, these two places being the uppermost Landing of James and Appamattux Rivers, are naturally intended for Marts, where the Traffick of the Outer Inhabitants must Center. Thus we did not build Castles only, but also Citys in the Air.