Duties of Young Men: Exhibited in Six Lectures; with an Anniversary Address, Delivered Before the Richmond Lyceum

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A. Tompkins, and B. B. Mussey, 1840 - 212 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 210 - Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant Nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks : methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam...
الصفحة 71 - Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme ; or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evil doers, and for the praise of them that do well.
الصفحة 37 - In such condition there is no place for industry, because the fruit thereof is uncertain, and consequently no culture of the earth, no navigation nor use of the commodities that may be imported by sea, no commodious building, no instruments of moving and removing such things as require...
الصفحة 175 - He hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord.
الصفحة 210 - I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks : methinks I see her as an eagle, mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam, — purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance, while the whole noise of timorous and flocking birds, with those also that love the twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would...
الصفحة 67 - There is none In all this cold and hollow world, no fount Of deep, strong, deathless love, save that within A mother's heart.
الصفحة 86 - The law is the standard and the guardian of our liberty; it circumscribes and defends it; but to imagine liberty without a law, is to imagine every man with his sword in his hand, to destroy him who is weaker than himself; and that would be no pleasant prospect to those who cry out most for liberty.
الصفحة 78 - I've laid me flat along; And while gust followed gust more furiously, As if to sweep me o'er the horrid brink, And I have thought of other lands, whose storms Are summer flaws to those of mine, and just Have wished me there ; — the thought that mine was free Has checked that wish, and I have raised my head, And cried in thraldom to that furious wind : Blow on ! This is the land of liberty ! TELL AMONG THE MOUNTAINS — KNOWLES.
الصفحة 52 - Now, sir, you touch Upon the point. This man of half a million Had all these public virtues which you praise : But the poor man rung never at his door ; And the old beggar, at the public gate, Who, all the summer long, stands, hat in hand, He knew how vain it was to lift an eye To that hard face. Yet he was always found Among your ten and twenty-pound subscribers, Your benefactors in the newspapers.
الصفحة 149 - Set before you, as the chief object to be obtained, an end that is superior to any on earth, — a desirable end, A PERFECT END. Labor to accomplish a work which shall survive unchanged and beautiful, when time shall have withered the garland of youth, when thrones of power and monuments of art shall have crumbled into ashes...

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