A HISTORY OF ALL NATIONS FROM THE EARLIEST PERIODS TO THE PRESENT TIME OR UNIVERSAL HISTORY

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Page 678 - These scenes, their story not unknown, Arise, and make again your own ; Snatch from the ashes of your sires The embers of their former fires ; And he who in the strife expires Will add to theirs a name of fear That Tyranny shall quake to hear...
Page 740 - Who deserves greatness Deserves your hate; and your affections are A sick man's appetite, who desires most that Which would increase his evil. He that depends Upon your favours swims with fins of lead, And hews down oaks with rushes. Hang ye! Trust ye? With every minute you do change a mind And call him noble that was now your hate, Him vile that was your garland.
Page 678 - Approach, thou craven crouching slave: Say, is not this Thermopylae? These waters blue that round you lave, Oh servile offspring of the free Pronounce what sea, what shore is this ! The gulf, the rock of Salamis...
Page 929 - King! Long live our noble King! God save the King! Send him victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us! God save the King!
Page 714 - And end with sorrows as they first begun. No parent now remains my griefs to share, No father's aid, no mother's tender care. The fierce Achilles wrapt our walls in fire! Laid Thebe waste, and slew my warlike sire!
Page 930 - Their thirst of power and gold unbounded, To mete and vend the light and air. Like beasts of burden would they load us, Like gods would bid their slaves adore, But man is man, and who is more? Then shall they longer lash and goad us? To arms! to arms! ye brave, &c. ' Oh, Liberty, can man resign thee, Once having felt thy generous flame? Can dungeons, bolts and bars confine thee Or whips thy noble spirit tame?
Page 1087 - The Legislative Council and Assembly of Canada ;" and that, within the Province of Canada, Her Majesty shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the said Legislative Council and Assembly, to make laws for the peace, welfare, and good government...
Page 725 - They fought like brave men, long and well; They piled that ground with Moslem slain; They conquered but Bozzaris fell, Bleeding at every vein. His few surviving comrades saw His smile when rang their proud hurrah, And the red field was won; Then saw in death his eyelids close Calmly, as to a night's repose, Like flowers at set of sun.
Page 756 - They consulted together whether it would be most prudent to trust to the houses, which now shook from side to side...
Page 756 - ... presence of mind, as to be able to make and dictate his observations upon the motion and figure of that dreadful scene.

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