A Summary View of America: Comprising a Description of the Face of the Country, and of Several of the Principal Cities; and Remarks on the Social, Moral and Political Character of the People: Being the Result of Observations and Enquiries During a Journey in the United States

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T. Cadell, 1824 - 503 páginas
 

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Página 231 - Bill of Rights declares, that " all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain rights of which they cannot deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring
Página 237 - shall see That man hath yet a soul, and dare be free. A little while along thy saddening plains, The starless night of desolation reigns. Truth shall restore the light by nature given, And like Prometheus bring the fire of heaven. Prone to the dust Oppression shall be hurled, Her name, her nature,
Página 38 - Their only labour is to kill the time, And labour dire it is, and weary woe, They sit, they loll, turn o'er some idle rhyme; Then rising sudden to the glass they go, Or saunter forth with tottering step and slow: This
Página 251 - Let not this weak, unknowing hand Presume thy bolts to throw, And deal damnation round the land On each I judge thy foe.
Página 149 - "The' power of the civil magistrate extendeth to all men, as well clergy as laity, in all things temporal ; but hath no authority in things purely spiritual. And we hold it to be the duty of all men who
Página 245 - ah ! what wish can prosper, or what prayer, For merchants rich in cargoes of despair, Who drive a loathsome traffic, gage and span, And buy the muscles and the bones of man
Página 51 - for delicacy best, What order so contrived as not to mix Tastes not well joined, inelegant, but bring Taste after taste, upheld by kindliest change.
Página 38 - rude an exercise they find; Straight on the couch their limbs again they throw, Where hours on hours they sighing lie reclined, And court the vapoury God soft breathing in the wind.
Página 8 - Pis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause j An awful pause! prophetic of her end.

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