The Footpath and Highway: Or, Wanderings of an American in Great Britain, in 1851 and '52

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Lippincott, Grambo, 1853 - 391 pages
 

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Page 4 - The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; The motions of his spirit are dull as night And his affections dark as Erebus: Let no such man be trusted.
Page 160 - Row, vassals, row, for the pride of the Highlands ! Stretch to your oars, for the evergreen Pine...
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Page 71 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherits, shall dissolve ; And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind ! we are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep.
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Page 392 - Economy ; a work which not only improved under his hand with every successive edition, but has been translated into most of the European languages.
Page 231 - Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest welcome at an inn.
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