The Oriental Herald, Volume 22

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Page 77 - The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them : the oars were silver ; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.
Page 70 - By a perpetual monopoly, all the other subjects of the State are taxed very absurdly in two different ways : first, by the high price of goods, which, in the case of a free trade, they could buy much cheaper ; and, secondly, by their total exclusion from a branch of business which it might be both convenient and profitable for many of them to carry on.
Page 264 - Now comes to rest, with her, in the same still abode. " Bursting Death's silence — could that mother speak — (Speak when the earth was heap'd upon his head) — In thrilling, but with hollow accent weak, She thus might give the welcome of the dead : — ' Here rest, my son, with me ; — the dream is fled ; — The motley mask and the great stir is o'er : Welcome to me, and to this silent bed, Where deep forgetfulness succeeds the roar Of life, and fretting passions waste the heart no more.
Page 431 - I know the queen's prerogative is a thing curious to be dealt withal ; yet all grievances are not comparable. I cannot utter with my tongue, or conceive with my heart, the great grievances that the town and country, for which I serve, suffereth by some of these monopolies.
Page 162 - To the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland m Parliament assembled.
Page 223 - Yandabo ; for the king, from motives of piety and regard to life, made no effort whatever to oppose them. The strangers had spent vast sums of money in their enterprise ; and by the time they reached Yandabo, their resources were exhausted, and they were in great distress. They petitioned the king, who, in his clemency and generosity, sent them large sums of money to pay their expenses back, and ordered them out of the country.
Page 78 - Lybian kneels, as he meets her eye, Like the flash of an Eastern star ! The gales may not be heard, Yet the silken streamers quiver, And the vessel shoots — like a bright-plumed bird — Away, down the golden river ! Away by the lofty mount ! And away by the lonely shore ! And away by the gushing of many a fount — Where fountains gush no more...
Page 401 - So it was but natural for him to get in touch with the men who directed the activities of the Pennsylvania Society for the Encouragement of Manufactures and the Mechanic Arts, an organization dating back to the days of Alexander Hamilton, which had its headquarters in Philadelphia.
Page 78 - And the amber breezes float, Like thoughts to be dreamed of — but never told — Around the dancing boat ! She has stepped on the burning sand ; And the thousand tongues are mute! And the Syrian strikes, with a trembling hand, The strings of his gilded lute...
Page 218 - Chowrie, which, as far as we could see, was the white tail of the Thibet cow. It is one of the five established ensigns of Burman royalty, the other four being a certain ornament for the forehead, a sword of a peculiar form, a certain description of shoes, and the white umbrella. His Majesty used his flapper with much adroitness and industry ; and it occurred to us, who had never seen such an implement but in the hands of a menial, not with much dignity. Having frequently waved it to and fro, brushed...

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