The Reminiscences of Neal Dow: Recollections of Eighty Years

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Evening Express Publishing Company, 1898 - Generals - 769 pages

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Page 482 - And locked his arms his foeman round. — Now, gallant Saxon, hold thine own ! No maiden's hand is round thee thrown ! That desperate grasp thy frame might feel, Through bars of brass and triple steel! — They tug, they strain ! down, down they go, The Gael above, Fitz-James below.
Page 757 - SUNSET and evening star, ^ And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea...
Page 758 - Give us Men! Men who, when the tempest gathers, Grasp the Standard of their fathers In the thickest fight: Men who strike for home and altar, (Let the coward cringe and falter) God defend the right! True as truth though lorn and lonely, Tender as the brave are only; Men who tread where saints have trod.
Page 767 - Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends ! Hath he not always treasures, always friends, The good great man ? Three treasures, love, and light, And calm thoughts regular as infant's breath : And three firm friends, more sure than day and night, Himself, his Maker, and the angel Death.
Page 757 - One who never turned his back but marched breast forward. Never doubted clouds would break. Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph. Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better. Sleep to wake.
Page 567 - The. manufacture of Intoxicating liquors, not Including cider, and the sale and keeping for sale of intoxicating liquors, are and shall be forever prohibited. Except, however, that the sale and keeping for sale of such liquors for medicinal and mechanical purposes and the arts, and the Ťale and keeping for sale of elder may be permitted under such regulations as the legislature may provide.
Page 767 - In that temple of silence and reconciliation where the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies have been shattered by the contentions of the Great Hall, the dust of the illustrious accused should have mingled with the dust of the illustrious accusers.
Page 352 - ... the presence of some person appointed by him to witness the destruction thereof, and who shall join with the officer by whom they shall have been destroyed in attesting that fact upon the back of the order by authority of which it was done ; and the owner or keeper of...

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