L'Acadie: Or, Seven Years' Explorations in British America, Zväzok 1

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Strana 179 - Be copy now to men of grosser blood, And teach them how to war. — And you, good yeomen, Whose limbs were made in England, show us here The mettle of your pasture : let us swear That you are worth your breeding ; which I doubt not, For there is none of you so mean and base, That hath not noble lustre in your eyes. I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, Straining upon the start. The game's afoot : Follow your spirit ; and upon this charge, Cry — God for Harry ! England ! and Saint George...
Strana 298 - It is agreed that the United States and Her Britannic Majesty shall, upon mutual requisitions by them, or their Ministers, officers, or authorities, respectively made, deliver up to justice all persons who, being charged with the crime of murder, or assault with intent to commit murder, or piracy, or arson, or robbery, or forgery, or the utterance of forged paper, committed within the jurisdiction of either, shall seek an asylum or shall be found within the territories of the other...
Strana 268 - tis nought to me; Since God is ever present, ever felt, In the void waste as in the city full ; And where He vital breathes, there must be joy.
Strana 285 - Thrice happy he, who by some shady grove, Far from the clamorous world, doth live his own ; Though solitary, who is not alone, But doth converse with that eternal Love.
Strana 298 - ... shall be found, within the territories of the other : provided that this shall only be done upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime or offence had there been committed : and the respective judges and...
Strana 182 - THE SNOW. The silvery snow! — the silvery snow! — Like a glory it falls on the fields below; And the trees with their diamond branches appear Like the fairy growth of some magical sphere; While soft as music, and wild and white, It glitters and floats in the pale moonlight, And spangles the river and fount as they flow; Oh!
Strana 298 - ... that he may be brought before such judges or other magistrates, respectively, to the end that the evidence of criminality may be heard and considered ; and If, on such hearing, the evidence be deemed sufficient to sustain the charge. It shall be the duty of the examining judge or magistrate...
Strana 298 - ... provided that this should only be done upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged should be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial if the crime or offence had been there committed...
Strana 285 - And sighs embalmed which new-born flowers unfold, Than that applause vain honour doth bequeath! How sweet are streams, to poison drank in gold! The world is full of horrors, troubles, slights ; Woods' harmless shades have only true delights.
Strana 264 - ... lift their heads from grazing on the aquatic grass, and gaze with curiosity on the light till it is quite close to them, that is, within twelve or twenty yards, when the crack of the rifle at once ends their fatal curiosity. Fireflies sparkled past us and glanced among the trees like the eastern

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