Second Festival of the Sons of New Hampshire: Celebrated in Boston, November 2, 1853; Including Also an Account of the Proceedings in Boston on the Day of the Funeral at Marshfield, and the Subsequent Obsequies Commemorative of the Death of Daniel Webster, Their Late President

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Сторінка 105 - Thus star by star declines Till all are passed away, As morning high and higher shines To pure and perfect day : Nor sink those stars in empty night ; They hide themselves in heaven's own light.
Сторінка 90 - Where on the ^Egean shore a city stands Built nobly, pure the air, and light the soil ; Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence, native to famous wits Or hospitable, in her sweet recess, City or suburban, studious walks and shades ; See there the olive grove of Academe, Plato's retirement, where the Attic bird Trills her thick-warbled notes the summer long ; There flowery hill Hymettus, with the sound Of bees...
Сторінка 94 - She was a form of life and light, That, seen, became a part of sight; And rose where'er I turn'd mine eye, The morning-star of memory ! " Yes, love indeed is light from heaven ; A spark of that immortal fire With angels shared, by Alia given, To lift from earth our low desire.
Сторінка 109 - The lines have fallen to us in pleasant places, And we have a goodly heritage.
Сторінка 26 - When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union; on States dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood!
Сторінка 26 - Let their last feeble and lingering glance rather behold the gorgeous ensign of the republic, now known and honored throughout the earth, still full high advanced, its arms and trophies streaming in their original lustre, not a stripe erased or polluted, nor a single star obscured, bearing for its motto no such miserable interrogatory as "What is all this worth?
Сторінка 40 - Wheresoever among men a heart shall be found that beats to the transports of patriotism and liberty, its aspirations shall be to claim kindred with thy spirit!
Сторінка 130 - Land of the beautiful and brave, The freeman's home, the martyr's grave; The nursery of giant men, Whose deeds have linked with every glen, And every hill, and every stream, The romance of some warrior-dream...
Сторінка 91 - The primal duties shine aloft — like stars ; The charities that soothe, and heal, and bless, Are scattered at the feet of Man — like flowers.
Сторінка 34 - To that standard we shall adhere, and uphold it through evil report and through good report. We will meet danger, we will meet death, if they come, in its protection ; and we will struggle on, in daylight and in darkness, ay, in the thickest darkness, with all the storms which it may bring with it, till " Danger's troubled night is o'er, and the star of Peace return.

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