Feathers from My Own Wings

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W. Stodart, 1832 - 200 páginas
 

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Página 5 - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours.
Página 162 - And now there came both mist and snow, And it grew wondrous cold : And ice, mast-high, came floating by, As green as emerald. And through the drifts the snowy clifts Did send a dismal sheen : Nor shapes of men nor beasts we ken — The ice was all between. The ice was here, the ice was there, The ice was all around : It cracked and growled, and roared and howled, Like noises in a swound...
Página 33 - Peters; others also were nominated, but none concluded. Robert Spavin, so soon as dinner was done, took me by the hand, and carried me to the south window : saith he, " These are all mistaken, they have not named the man that did the fact: it was lieutenant-colonel...
Página 3 - WE brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. The LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.
Página 33 - I was in the room when he fitted himself for the work, stood behind him when he did it; when done, went in again with him: there is no man knows this but my master, viz.
Página 48 - MIQUON, came and brought us words of peace and good will. We believed his words, and his memory is still held in veneration among us. But it was not long before our joy was turned into sorrow : our brother Miquon died, and those of his good counsellors who were of his mind, and knew what had passed between him and our ancestors, were no longer listened to ; the strangers who had taken their places, no longer spoke to us of sitting down by the side of each other as brothers of one family, they forgot...
Página 48 - To many of those, Pennsylvania was a last, delightful asylum. But here, again, the Europeans disturbed them, and forced them to emigrate, although they had been most kindly and hospitably received. On which ever side of the...
Página 139 - We were, fair queen, Two lads that thought there was no more behind, But such a day to-morrow as to-day, And to be boy eternal. Her. Was not my lord the verier wag o' the two ? Pol. We were as twinn'd lambs that did frisk i' the sun And bleat the one at the other.
Página 72 - I left the river side, and strolled towards the church. My hand was in my pocket, grasping the broad piece of silver. I imagined to myself the kind look of recognition I should receive ; I determined on the way in which I should press the money into the widow's hand. But I felt my nerves lightly tremble as I thought on the look her son had given, and again might give me.
Página 71 - I was surprised at the apparent narrowness of the stream ; and, although the willows still fringed the margin, and appeared to stoop in homage to the water lilies, yet they were diminutive ! Every thing was but a miniature of the picture within my mind.

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