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The Letters of the British Spy - Page 76
by William Wirt - 1805 - 128 pages
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - American essays - 1813 - 186 pages
...ruin with her own powers; imagines it a fellow being; a venerable old man; a Nestor, or an Ossian, who has witnessed and survived the ravages of successive...his own solitary and desolate condition, and hails Iheir spirits in every passing cloud? Whatever may be the cause, as I look at it, I feel my soul drawn...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 14

1848
...ruin with her own powers; imagines it a fellow-being; a venerable old man, a Nestor, or an Ossian, who has witnessed and survived the ravages of successive...own solitary and desolate condition, and hails their spirit in every passing cloud : " Where is the busy bustling crowd which landed here two hundred years...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - Richmond (Va.) - 1837 - 260 pages
...ruin with her own powers ; imagines it a fellow being ; a venerable old man, a Nestor, or an Ossian, who has witnessed and survived the ravages of successive...it, I feel my soul drawn forward, as by the cords of gen tlest sympathy, and involuntarily open my lips to offer consolation to the drooping pile. Where,...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 7

1840
...ruin with her own powers ; imagine it a fellow-being ; a venerable old man, a Nestor, or an Ossian, who has witnessed and survived the ravages of successive...condition, and hails their spirits in every passing cloud 1 Whatever may be the cause, as I look at it, I feel my soul drawn forward, as by the cords of gentlest...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1844 - 260 pages
...ruin with her own powers; imagines it a fellow being; a venerable old man, a Nestor, or an Ossian, who has witnessed and survived the ravages of successive...passing cloud? Whatever may be the cause, as I look at it,-1 feel m^ soul drawn forward, as by the cords of gen tlest sympathy, and involuntarily open my...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...ruin with her own powers ; imagines it a fellow-being ; a venerable old man, a Nestor, or an Ossian, who has witnessed and survived the ravages of successive...gentlest sympathy, and involuntarily open my lips to oner consolation to the drooping pile. Where, my S is the busy, bustling crowd which landed here two...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...ruin with her own powers ; imagines it a fellow-being ; a venerable old man, a Nestor, or an Ossian, who has witnessed and survived the ravages of successive...mourns his own solitary and desolate condition, and bails their spirits in every passing cloud 1 Whatever may be the cause, as I look at it, I feel my...
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution: Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1852
...ruins with her own powers ; imagines it a fellow-being — a venerable old man, a Nestor or an Ossian, who has witnessed and survived the ravages of successive...lips to offer consolation to the drooping pile."' Around this " Old cradle of our infant world, •In which a nestling empire lay," the Spirit of Romance...
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution ; Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1852
...ruins with her own powers ; imagines it a fellow-being — a venerable old man, a Nestor or an Ossian, who has witnessed and survived the ravages of successive...open my lips to offer consolation to the drooping pile."1 Around this " Old cradle of our infant world, In which a nestling empire lay," the Spirit of...
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THE PICTORIAL FIELD-BOOK OF THE REVOLUTION

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1852
...ruins with her own powers ; imagines it a fellow-being — a venerable old man, a Nestor or an Ossian, who has witnessed and survived the ravages of successive...open my lips to offer consolation to the drooping pile."1 Around this " Old cradle of our infant world, In which a nestling empire lay," the Spirit of...
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