Speeches, Correspondence, Etc., of the Late Daniel S. Dickinson of New York: Including: Addresses on Important Public Topics: Speeches in the State and United States Senate, and in Support of the Government During the Rebellion; Correspondence, Private and Political (collected and Arranged by Mrs. Dickinson), Poems (collected and Arranged by Mrs. Mygatt), Etc, Volume 2
G.P. Putnam & Sons, 1867
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Page 302 - The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years ; But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the war of elements, The wreck of matter, and the crush of worlds.
Page 93 - When beggars die there are no comets seen ; The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.
Page 84 - Truth crushed to earth, shall rise again The eternal years of God are hers; But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies among his worshippers.
Page 638 - ... there's a divinity that shapes our ends, rough hew them how we will.
Page 155 - But why do I talk of Death ? That phantom of grisly bone ? I hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own — It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep ; Oh, God! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap...
Page 38 - The voluntary outpouring of the public feeling, made to-day, from the North to the South, and from the East to the West, proves this sentiment to be both just and natural.
Page 3 - Like the vase, in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will. But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Page 259 - Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade — A breath can make them, as a breath has made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.