Lives of Distinguished North Carolinians

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North Carolina Publishing Society, 1897 - 605 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 186 - frown indignantly upon the first dawnings of every attempt to alienate any portion of our country from the rest, or to enfeeble the sacred ties which now link together its various parts." Threats of resistance, secession, separation have become common as household words in the wicked and silly violence of public declaimers. The public ear is familiarized
الصفحة 386 - That not a worm is cloven in vain ; That not a moth with vain desire Is shrivel'd in a fruitless fire, Or but subserves another's gain. " Behold, we know not anything; I can but trust that good shall fall At last—far off—at last, to all, And every winter change to spring. "So runs my dream; but what am
الصفحة 20 - I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.
الصفحة 180 - just, whatsoever things are pure, to abhor that which is evil and cleave to that which is good?" Believe me, however, this is no fancy picture. The original may be found in the world every day. Nor will it surprise those who have had occasion to see how the vain heart is
الصفحة 302 - poetry, taste and fiction, at least down to the end of the novels of Scott and Cooper. He worthily received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of North Carolina in 1834, and the like honor is believed to have been subsequently conferred by his alma mater at Princeton.
الصفحة 37 - or the execution thereof, or of any process from the courts of the United States is obstructed by the employment of military force, or by any other unlawful means too great to be overcome by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the power vested in the marshals by
الصفحة 283 - sea-born Salamis, And ships by thousands lay below And men and nations;—all were his! He counted them at break of day,— And when the sun set, where were they? And where are
الصفحة 504 - Even in thy desert, what is like to thee ? Thy very weeds are beautiful, thy waste More rich than other climes' fertility; Thy wreck a glory, and thy ruin graced With an immaculate charm which cannot be defaced.

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