The Chronicle Volume 4

The Chronicle Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...of paying $1,000 for Henry Ward Beecher's lecture, prefer to take it out in beer It is time to correct this item for Henry Ward Beecher does lecture here on the 5th of March.--Witness the following, taken from the Qui Vive: The world wants men, large-hearted, manly men, Men who shall join its chorus, and prolong The psalm of labor and the song of love; The times want scholars, scholars who shall shape The doubtful destinies of dubious years, And land the ark, which bears our country's good. Safe on some peaceful Ararat at last. The age wants heroes, heroes who shall dare To struggle in the solid ranks of truth--The Advocate has an exquisite little poem, " Windeck Castle" "On the Repressive Influenre of Harvard," deals with a spirit which is, we apprehend, not entirely peculiar to Harvard. "On the Boston stage actors and singers" complain of cold receptions. A Bostonian is not to be surprised into contempt or admiration It is not fashionable to show much interest in a lesson. All ambition is absurd, that one should try for rank is absurd, good-natured wit will exchange for reserve and sarcasm. Young men are metamorphosed into cynics, they acquire not wisdom but its guise.--The following poem, entitled " The Old King," (from the German of Heine.) we take from the College Argus: There was a king well stricken, --Hard was his heart, gray was his hair; He took, to share his kingdom, A maiden young and fair. There was a handsome lackey, --Brown was his hair, blithe was his mien; lie bore the rustlmg, silken Train of the youthful queen. Knowest thou the olden dilty, So sweet to hear, so sad to hear? They both must die; each other They held, alas! too dear.--Old penple may harp on early rising, and tell you that the...show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236500733
  • 9781236500731