The Yale Courant, Volume 35

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Page 277 - ... bondage!— how shall I struggle with the emotions that stifle the utterance of thy name! Our poor work may perish; but thine shall endure! This monument may moulder away; the solid ground it rests upon may sink down to a level with the sea; but thy memory shall not fail! Wheresoever among men a heart shall be found that beats to the transports of patriotism and liberty, its aspirations shall be to claim kindred with thy spirit!
Page 396 - When I remember something which I had, But which is gone, and I must do without, I sometimes wonder how I can be glad, Even in cowslip time when hedges sprout ; It makes me sigh to think on it, — but yet My days will not be better days, should I forget.
Page 334 - I owe to my country the accomplishment of an object so important and so much desired by the commander of her armies, and I know of no other mode of obtaining the information than by assuming a disguise and passing into the enemy's camp.
Page 329 - With genius' living flame his bosom glowed, And Science lured him to her sweet abode. In Worth's fair path his feet adventured far, The pride of peace, the rising hope of war ; In duty firm, in danger calm as even. To friends unchanging, and sincere to Heaven. How short his course, the prize how early won ! While weeping Friendship mourns her favorite gone.
Page 334 - I am fully sensible of the consequences of discovery and capture in such a situation. But for a year I have been attached to the army and have not rendered any material service, while receiving a compensation for which I make no return. Yet I am not influenced by the expectation of promotion or pecuniary reward.
Page 281 - A Charming: Book About Old Violins. Violinists everywhere will hail with delight the beautifully printed and authoritatively written book about Old Violins, just published by Lyon & Healy, Chicago.
Page 338 - I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country...
Page 331 - Whether the education of daughters be not, without any just reason, more neglected than that of the sons.
Page 56 - Love raised his head And smiled at me, with weary eyes and worn. "I have forgot — what was it all? "he said; " Only — my hands are scarred where they have bled ; My wings are torn.
Page 337 - Bible, and destroyed a letter he had addressed to his mother, for the reason afterwards given by himself, "that the rebels should never know they had a man who could die with such firmness.

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