The Life and Times of Seargent Smith Prentiss

J. B. Lippincott, 1883 - 442 pages

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Page 3 - They that go down to the sea in ships : and occupy their business in great waters ; These men see the works of the Lord : and his wonders in the deep.
Page 313 - The sky is changed! — and such a change! Oh, night, And storm, and darkness, ye are wondrous strong, Yet, lovely in your strength, as is the light Of a dark eye in woman! Far along, From peak to peak, the rattling crags among Leaps the live thunder! Not from one lone cloud, But every mountain now hath found a tongue, And Jura answers, through her misty shroud, Back to the joyous Alps, who call to her aloud!
Page 3 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths : their soul is melted because of trouble. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.
Page 41 - THE MARINER'S DREAM. DIMOND. IN slumbers of midnight the sailor boy lay : His hammock * swung loose at the sport of the wind ; But watch-worn and weary, his cares flew away, And visions of happiness danced o'er his mind.
Page 178 - I, , do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and maintain the constitution and laws of the United States, and the constitution and laws of the state of...
Page 155 - The times, places, and manner of holding elections for senators and representatives are prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but Congress may at any time by law alter such regulations, or make new ones, except as to the places of choosing senators.
Page 383 - On thy pleasant valleys rest, like sweet dews of morning, the gentle recollections of our early life ; around thy hills and mountains cling, like gathering mists, the mighty memories of the Revolution ; and far away in the horizon of thy past gleam, like thy own bright northern lights, the awful virtues of our pilgrim sires...
Page 112 - When vacancies occur in either house, the governor, or person exercising the powers of governor, shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies.
Page 41 - On beds of green sea-flower thy limbs shall be laid, Around thy white bones the red coral shall grow, Of thy fair yellow locks threads of amber be made, And every part suit to thy mansion below. Days, months, years, and ages shall circle away, And still the vast waters...
Page 258 - Oh! what was love made for, if 'tis not the same Through joy and through torment, through glory and shame? I know not, I ask not, if guilt's in that heart, I but know that I love thee, whatever thou art.

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