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Página 66 - And he said, BLESSED be the Lord God of Shem ; And Canaan shall be his servant. God shall enlarge Japheth, And he shall dwell in the tents of Shem ; And Canaan shall be his servant.
Página 428 - Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before.
Página 69 - And England sent her men, of men the chief, Who taught those sires of Empire yet to be, To plant the tree of life, — to plant fair Freedom's tree!
Página 427 - Yes, thy proud lords, unpitied land, shall see That man hath yet a soul, and dare be free. A little while, along thy saddening plains, The starless night of desolation reigns : Truth shall restore the light by Nature given, And, like Prometheus, bring the fire of heaven. Prone to the dust Oppression shall be hurled ; Her name, her nature, withered from the world.
Página 350 - May, 1820, and that, from and after that period, it shall not be lawful for any of the subjects of the crown of Spain to purchase slaves, or to carry on the slave trade, on any part of the coast of Africa, upon any pretext or in any manner whatever...
Página 500 - For ill can Poetry express Full many a tone of thought sublime, And Painting, mute and motionless, Steals but a glance of time. But by the mighty actor brought, Illusion's perfect triumphs come, — Verse ceases to be airy thought, And Sculpture to be dumb.
Página 604 - An extraordinary work, which has earned for itself a lasting place in the literature of the country, and within a few years found innumerable readers in every part of the globe. There is no book extant that treats so well of the period to the illustration of which Mr Alison's labours have been devoted. It exhibits great knowledge, patient research, indefatigable industry, and vast power.
Página 210 - All the Powers who shall choose solemnly to avow the sacred principles which have dictated the present Act, and shall acknowledge how important it is for the happiness of nations, too long agitated, that these truths should henceforth exercise over the destinies of mankind all the influence which belongs to them, will be received with equal ardour and affection into this Holy Alliance.