The Oriental Herald Volume 1

The Oriental Herald Volume 1

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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. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...to be also the opinion of nearly all the intelligent inhabitants of India, who have bestowed any attention on the subject. Let us hope that the Court of Directors, and the British Parliament, will no longer disregard the claims which humanity and justice here so forcibly press on their attention--since, it never can be too often repeated, --" He, who permits oppression, shares the crime." LEAVES AND FLOWERS, OR THE LOVER'S WREATH. With tender vine leaves wreath thy brow, And I shall fancy that I see, In the bright eye, that shines below, The dark grape on its parent tree; 'Tis but a whim, but oh entwine My leafy crown round thy brow divine. Weave of the clover leaves a wreath, Fresh sparkling with an April shower, And I shall think my fair one's breath Is but the fragrance of the flower; 'Tis but a wliim, but oh do thou Entwine my wreath round thy blushing brow. Oh, let sweet-leaved geranium be Entwined amidst thy chastening hair; Whilst thy red lips shall paint to me How bright its scarlet blossoms are: 'Tis but a whim, but oh do thou Crown with my wreath thy lovely brow. Oh, twine green rose leaves round thy head, And I shall dream the flowers are there; The moss rose Ob thy rich cheek spread, The white upon thy forehead fair: 'Tis but a whim, but oh entwine-My wreath round that dear brow of thine. H. M. P. ON THE PROPOSED COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC OCEANS. Among the various projects which have been at different times proposed for shortening the distance between Europe and the regions of Eastern Asia, that of forming a navigable communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the continent of America, deserves to hold the highest rank. The vast consequences which could not fail to result from the...show more

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  • Paperback | 494 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 875g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584317
  • 9781236584311