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We naturally remembered Alexander Henry's Adventures here, as a sort of classic among books of American travel.... He is a travele ...
What vast additions to the conveniences and comforts of living might mankind have acquired, if the money spent in wars had been em ...
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
Furnished as all Europe now is with Academies of Science, with nice instruments and the spirit of experiment, the progress of huma ...
We didn't come to dig in Egypt for medals. Much more is learned from studying bits of broken pottery than from all the sensational ...
Sir Walter, being strangely surprised and put out of his countenance at so great a table, gives his son a damned blow over the fac ...
When Sir Joshua Reynolds died
All Nature was degraded;
Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon,
How can ye bloom sae fresh and fair?
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The fact alone that both, like Chatham before them, were great war ministers, links their names inseparably. Beyond that, they sha ...
Sir, more than kisses, letters mingle souls.
For, thus friends absent speak.
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