Annals of Cleveland

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Page 231 - That grief can call its own. The mind will in its worst despair . , Still ponder o'er the past, On moments of delight that were Too beautiful to last.
Page 205 - Ah ! whence yon glare That fires the arch of heaven? that dark red smoke Blotting the silver moon? The stars are quenched In darkness, and the pure and spangling snow Gleams faintly through the gloom that gathers round. Hark to that roar whose swift and deafening peals In countless echoes through the mountains ring, Startling pale Midnight on her starry throne! Now swells the intermingling din; the jar Frequent and frightful of the bursting bomb...
Page 211 - Saw o'er their bloom the chilly winter bring Its icy garlands, and thou art not here. Brother, come home. Come home. Would I could send my spirit o'er the deep, Would I could wing it like a bird to thee, To commune with thy thoughts, to fill thy sleep With these unwearying words of melody, Brother, come home.
Page 220 - The man is thought a knave or fool, Or bigot, plotting crime, Who, for the advancement of his kind, Is wiser than his time. For him the hemlock shall distil; For him the axe be bared; For him the gibbet shall be built; For him the stake prepared: Him shall the scorn and wrath of men Pursue with deadly aim; And malice, envy, spite and lies, Shall desecrate his name. But...
Page 208 - Work, work, my boy, be not afraid; Look labor boldly in the face; Take up the hammer or the spade, And blush not for your humble place.
Page 163 - ... general development of the cranium and the degree of intelligence. 2. The dimensions of the anterior part of the cranium, and especially of the forehead, are, at least, as great among idiots as among others. 3. Three-fifths of idiots have larger heads than men of ordinary intelligence. 4. There is no constant relation between the degree of intelligence and the weight of the brain. 5. The different degrees of idiocy are not measurable by the weight of the brain. 6. A cranium, perfectly formed,...
Page 214 - For school-ma'ams had a rule. With locks well combed, and face so clean, (Boys washed their faces then,) And a
Page 225 - A little spring had lost its way amid the grass and fern, A passing stranger scooped a well, where weary men might turn ; He walled it in, and hung with care a ladle at the brink; He thought not of the deed he did, but judged that toil might drink.
Page 210 - THE trembling dewdrops fall Upon the shutting flowers ; like souls at rest, The stars shine gloriously ; and all, Save me, are blest. Mother, I love thy grave ! The violet, with its blossoms blue and mild, Waves o'er thy head : when shall it wave Above thy child ? 'Tis a sweet flower, yet must Its bright leaves to the coming tempest bow : Dear mother, 'tis thine emblem ; dust Is on thy brow. And I could love to die — To leave untasted...
Page 95 - it will be remembered that the American department was the poorest and least interesting of all foreign countries. Of late, it has justly assumed a position of the first importance, as having brought to the aid of our distressed agriculturists, a machine, which if it realizes the anticipations of competent judges, will amply remunerate England for all her outlay connected with the Great exhibition. The reaping machine from the United States is the most valuable contribution from abroad, to the stock...

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