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Página 300 - So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth : and they left off to build the city.
Página 256 - All able-bodied male inhabitants of the State, between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years, that are citizens of the United States, or have declared their intention to become citizens thereof, shall constitute the militia of the State...
Página 279 - It is a melancholy truth, that, among the variety of actions which men are daily liable to commit, no less than a hundred and sixty have been declared, by act of parliament, to be felonies without benefit of clergy ; or, in other words, to be worthy of instant death.
Página 77 - We have no concern with South America: we have no sympathy, we can have no well founded political sympathy with them. We are sprung from different stocks, we speak different languages, we have been brought up in different social and moral schools, we have been governed by different codes of law, we profess radically different forms of religion.
Página 17 - Eurotas — in wandering through a land whose sentinel peak of Shasta far overtops the Olympian throne of Jupiter — I could not but feel that nature must be false to her promise, or man is not the splendid creature he once was, if the Art and Literature and Philosophy of Ancient Greece are not one day rivaled on this last of inhabited shores ! " It was the middle of November when Bayard Taylor and his wife returned to the east.
Página 43 - ... produces nearly twenty times as much food as the same space sown with corn. In Europe, our wheat, barley, and rye cover vast spaces of ground; and in general the arable lands touch each other, wherever the inhabitants live upon corn.
Página 300 - Did we think victory great? So it is, but now since it cannot be helped, methinks that death and dismay are also great." Having been identified with Kaweah from the first, I know its plans and purpose and why and when and where it failed. It was one of the hopes of my life. And seeing it now, lying dead before me, knowing that its own hands assisted in strangling it, knowing that the guilt of itsdeath rests upon nearly all of its members, myself far from being excepted, the faltering steel that cuts...
Página 230 - phenomena of economics lend themselves far more readily to the possibility of prediction than do the phenomena of meteorology.
Página 78 - It is equally impossible, therefore, that we should behold such interposition in any form with indifference. If we look to the comparative strength and resources of Spain and those new Governments, and their distance from each other, it must be obvious that she can never subdue them. It is still the true policy of the United States to leave the parties to themselves, in the hope that other powers will pursue the same course.