Our Pilgrim stock wuz pithed with hardihood.
James Lowell (1819 - 1891)
Source: Second Series. The Courtin'. No. vi.
Contributed by: Zaady
Whoever can endure unmixed delight, whoever can tolerate music and painting and poetry all in one, whoever wishes to be rid of thought and to let the busy anvils of the brain be silent for a time, let him read in the "Faery Queen."
They are slaves who fear to speak For the fallen and the weak. . . . . . . They are slaves who dare not be In the right with two or three.
Source: Stanzas on Freedom.
They enslave their children's children who make compromise with sin.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
We kind o' thought Christ went agin war an' pillage.
Source: The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. iii.
Behind the dim unknown, Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.
Source: The Present Crisis
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
This goin' ware glory waits ye haint one agreeable feetur.
Source: The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. ii.
I don't believe in princerple, But oh I du in interest.
Source: The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. vi.
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.
Source: The Growth of a Legend, 1847
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