Harper's Magazine, Volume 24

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Harper's Magazine Company, 1862 - Literature
Important American periodical dating back to 1850.

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Page 220 - When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst, I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
Page 349 - I recollect that when a stripling, my first exploit in squirrelshooting was in a grove of tall walnut-trees that shades one side of the valley. I had wandered into it at noontime, when all nature is peculiarly quiet, and was startled by the roar of my own gun as it broke the Sabbath stillness around, and was prolonged and reverberated by the angry echoes.
Page 360 - God ; his loins girt about with truth ; having on the breast-plate of righteousness, the shield of faith, the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit.
Page 221 - Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, And HE bringeth them out of their distresses. HE maketh the storm a calm, So that the waves thereof are still.
Page 173 - We have met the enemy and they are ours; two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop.
Page 140 - What a sublime thought, that no purge can now be taken between the Weser and the Garonne; that the bustling pestle is still, the canorous mortar mute, and the bowels of mankind locked up for fourteen degrees of latitude! When, I should be curious to know, were all the powers of crudity and flatulence fully explained to his Majesty's ministers? At what period was this great plan of conquest and constipation fully developed? In whose mind was the idea of destroying the pride and the plasters of France...
Page 130 - Oregon from 1853, inclusive, to 1865, "all of which I saw and a part of which I was.
Page 406 - For soldiers to complain: Should next campaign Send us to Him who made us, boys, We're free from pain...
Page 115 - If he who makes two blades of grass grow where but one grew before...
Page 372 - I consider this insurrection as the first formidable fruit of the Democratic Societies, brought forth, I believe, too prematurely for their own views, which may contribute to the annihilation of them. That these societies were instituted by the artful .and designing members (many of their body I have no doubt mean well, but know little of the real plan,) primarily to sow...

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