Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Band 3

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1857
After 1855 the society's annual reports were included in its Proceedings.

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Seite 66 - CALL it not vain ¡—they do not err, Who say, that when the Poet dies, Mute Nature mourns her worshipper, And celebrates his obsequies : Who say, tall cliff, and cavern lone, For the departed Bard make moan ; That mountains weep in crystal rill ; That flowers in tears of balm distil ; Through his loved groves that breezes sigh, And oaks, in deeper groan, reply; And rivers teach their rushing wave To murmur dirges round his grave.
Seite 88 - Algonquin shall make their home together ; the wolf shall lie down with the lamb, and a little child shall lead them.
Seite 87 - The history of their labors is connected with the origin of every celebrated town in the annals of French America : not a cape was turned, nor a river entered, but a Jesuit led the way.
Seite 244 - But as the seat of empire, from time immemorial, has been gradually progressive toward the West, there is no doubt but that, at some future period, mighty kingdoms will emerge from these wildernesses, and stately palaces and solemn temples, with gilded spires reaching the skies, supplant the Indian huts, whose only decorations are the barbarous trophies of their vanquished enemies.
Seite 71 - The outward shows of sky and earth, Of hill and valley, he has viewed ; And impulses of deeper birth Have come to him in solitude. " In common things that round us lie Some random truths he can impart, — The harvest of a quiet eye That broods and sleeps on his own heart.
Seite 65 - The way was long, the wind was cold, The minstrel was infirm and old.
Seite 99 - Pekitanoui")* with the Mississippi, they found three villages of the Illinois. They remained here some days, and again embarking, descended the Mississippi as far as the Arkansas. The priorvisions and munitions beginning to fail them, and believing it imprudent to advance further into a country whose inhabitants were unknown, and feeling perfectly satisfied from the course of the river that it discharged itself into the Gulf of Mexico, and not into the Gulf of California, they retraced their steps...
Seite 67 - There is no other land like thee, No dearer shore ; Thou art the shelter of the free, The home, the port of liberty, Thou hast been and shalt ever be, Till time is o'er.
Seite 55 - TOWNSEND has always taken an active part in all matters pertaining to the prosperity and welfare of Wisconsin, in war and in peace.
Seite 71 - He is retired as noontide dew, Or fountain in a noon-day grove; And you must love him ere to you He will seem worthy of your love.

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