Diary of a Tour in America

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Sealy, Bryers & Walker, 1886 - 384 páginas
 

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Página 76 - Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone ; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone ; No flower of her kindred, No rose-bud is nigh, To reflect back her blushes, Or give sigh for sigh. I'll not leave thee, thou lone one ! To pine on the stem; Since the lovely are sleeping, Go, sleep thou with them. Thus kindly I scatter Thy leaves o'er the bed, Where thy mates of the garden Lie scentless and dead. So soon may / follow, When friendships decay, And from Love's shining circle The gems drop...
Página 76 - I'll not leave thee, thou lone one, To pine on the stem ; Since the lovely are sleeping, Go sleep thou with them. Thus kindly I scatter Thy leaves o'er the bed, Where thy mates of the garden Lie scentless and dead. So soon may I follow, When friendships decay. And from Love's shining circle The gems drop away ! When true hearts lie withered And fond ones are flown, Oh ! who would inhabit This bleak world alone ? THE YOUNG MAY MOON.
Página 77 - FILL the bumper fair ! Every drop we sprinkle O'er the brow of care Smooths away a wrinkle.
Página 32 - How did he git thar? Angels. He could never have walked in that storm. They jest scooped down and toted him To whar it was safe and warm. And I think that saving a little child. And bringing him to his own, Is a derned sight better business Than loafing around The Throne.
Página 163 - Columbia, Columbia, to glory arise, The queen of the world, and the child of the skies.
Página 224 - Shoo, Fly, Don't Bother Me Shoo, fly, don't bother me. Shoo, fly, don't bother me.
Página 60 - The tide rose calm above her ! Though Time has since flown fast away The Shannon rolls as ever, And oft upon a moonlit bay That hems the noble river, The midnight wanderer has espied A steed, while o'er the water The tiny bark is seen to glide That wafted Burgo's daughter. BC Bsdtaras A LAY SERMON.
Página 219 - He writes a letter, (1) presents his compliments, (2) presents his cheque, (3) presents himself. But modesty is a virtue unknown in Yankeedom. Behold another sample of it. There are loud cries of " Roberts, Roberts ! " This is the famous Colonel Roberts, once the head of a Fenian split of a split. I learn afterwards that the gallant Colonel had a lot of fellows paid to call on him. The air was filled with cries of " Eoberts," and at last the Chairman came forward and asked was Colonel Roberts in...
Página 220 - Ireland's imperishable rights, founded on the principles of God's eternal justice", etc. etc. . . all "O'Mahony's statement, Irishman, 21 March 1868, pp. 598—9. well committed to memory. He paced the stage, and if England saw him then she would have trembled for her very existence. All this was a bid for the Irish vote ! All got up by the astute Colonel himself. Curious engraftation on the programme of the evening, but puffing and advertising is the great Yankee notion. General Burke in returning...
Página 170 - I admire the democratic character of the people, the apparent equality of intercourse that exists between them, and the more absurd appears to me the aristocratic spirit at home, the lines of demarcation between the different ranks of society, and the cringing respect with which those of the lower rungs of the social ladder regard those above them.

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