Olive Branch Volume 1

Olive Branch Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...be with-held by scruples of conscience, will on tbat rtir assemble in their respective places of won' and present the sublime spectacle of a vWAt people offering the homage of devout mi grateful hearts to that Great and Good Being, from whose bounty we derive all that we enjoy. In witness whereof I have hereunto sub-scribed my name, and affixed the pri-vy seal, at the city of Albany, iln. day of October, Anno Domini, oot thousand eight hundred and tweott-scven. DE WITT CLINTON. TO THE ALBION. Swiftly across the Atlantic breast. Sped the gallant Albion, When the sun set in the west, And the blush of day was gone--Proudly o'er the billows blue, Spreud each wide extended sail; Then all heaits beat high, nor knew Death was lurking in the gale.' Night her raven mantle tbreir O'er the waters, dark and wid--And the tempest-spirit flew Where so late the sun had smili In the cloud-envelop'd sky Ruin shew'd his awful loun, While the seaman's fcarlul cry, Mingled with the raging storm. Then fair woman's dying wail Echoed on the foaming surge, Mingling with the midnight gale, By Hibernia's rocky veige--Then the chief who stood the fight By thy side, Napoleon, Trembled as the tempest's might Shook the fated Albion. Hark! that sbout of wild dismay--That death groan of agony, As the grave receives its piey In the deep devouring sea: --See the mountain billows swell O'er the reeling Albion--Hark! that loud and last farewell, She is heaving--she is gone! fJ5=" The Subscribers to Mr. K.ueel ir. salary, are requested to call on the Treasurer, No. 73 William street, and pay at les one half of the amount, as the money is no wanted, and the other half may go towards the rent of their seats, in the new Hall, they should choose. By order ofthe Trustees, R....
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  • Paperback | 588 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,034g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236569903
  • 9781236569905