The Real America in Romance: With Reading Courses, Being a Complete and Authentic History of America from the Time of Columbus to the Present Day, Volume 6

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Page 92 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Page 281 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
Page 179 - OH for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more.
Page 362 - The longer life, the more offence ; The more offence, the greater pain; The greater pain, the less defence ; The less defence, the lesser gain. The loss of gain long ill doth try, Wherefore come death, and let me die.
Page 56 - After all, territory is but the body of a nation. The people who inhabit its hills and valleys are its soul, its spirit and its life.
Page 334 - ... save our lives from the Indians, which you have so often promised, and now we will have it before we go.
Page 271 - The brutalities of an Indian massacre followed ; " there remained nothing to me," she continues, now in captivity, " but one poor wounded babe. Down I must sit in the snow, with my sick child, the picture of death, in my lap. Not the least crumb of refreshing came within either of our mouths from Wednesday night to Saturday night, except only a little cold water.
Page 372 - «welcome ; I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. Mr. Drummond you shall be hanged in half an hour.
Page 270 - Some in our house were fighting for their lives, others wallowing in blood, the house on fire over our heads, and the bloody heathen ready to knock us on the head if we stirred out Now might we hear mothers and children crying out for themselves and one another, Lord, what shall we do...
Page 195 - SONG. WHEN thy beauty appears, In its graces and airs, All bright as an angel new dropt from the sky ; At distance I gaze, and am aw'd by my fears, So strangely you dazzle my eye ! But when without art, Your kind thoughts you impart, When your love runs in blushes through every vein; When it darts from your eyes, when it pants in your heart, Then I know you're a woman again. There's...

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