Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued as] Chambers's Journal of popular literature, science and arts

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Seite 142 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
Seite 203 - His praise, ye Winds, that from four quarters blow, Breathe soft or loud ; and, wave your tops, ye Pines, With every plant, in sign of worship wave.
Seite 203 - La mort est plus aisée à supporter sans y penser, que la pensée de la mort sans péril.
Seite 298 - The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water ; the poop was beaten gold, Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them, the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.
Seite 270 - Sir, with their mother — and as kind a set of little people (TH and all), as affectionate children as ever blessed a parent. Had you seen them, Sir, I think you could not have looked upon them as so many little Jonases — but rather as pledges of the vessel's safety, that was to bear such a freight of love. I wish you would read Mr. H.'s lines to that same TH, "six years old, during a sickness...
Seite 269 - If he cannot bear this, tell him — tell that great poet and noble-hearted man — that we shall all bear his memory in the most precious part of our hearts, and that the world shall bow their heads to it, as our loves do.
Seite 294 - Polk, you know, he is our country. An' the angel thet writes all our sins in a book Puts the debit to him, an' to us the per contry; An' John P. Robinson he Sez this is his view o
Seite 295 - But libbaty's a kind o' thing Thet don't agree with niggers. I du believe the people want A tax on teas an...
Seite 142 - Regulator, of all the actions of his life. Humane, generous, and liberal, his Hand never stopped till he had relieved distress. So nicely regulated were all his motions, that he never went wrong, except when set a-going by people who did not know his Key : even then he was easily set right again.
Seite 151 - tis an inference plain, That Marriage is just like a Devonshire lane. " But thinks I, too, these banks within which we are pent, With bud, blossom, and berry are richly besprent ; And the conjugal fence which forbids us to roam, Looks lovely when deck'd with the comforts of home.

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