The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volum 4

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Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew
1834

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Side 380 - Where be your gibes now ? your gambols ? your songs ? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar ? Not one now, to mock your own grinning?
Side 386 - A couple of lobsters; ay, that would have done very well; two shillings — tarts a shilling: but you will drink a glass of wine with me, though you supped so much before your usual time only to spare my pocket?' — 'No, we had rather talk with you than drink with you.
Side 132 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
Side 109 - The bliss of man (could pride that blessing find) Is not to act or think beyond mankind ; No powers of body or of soul to share, But what his nature and his state can bear. Why has not man a microscopic eye ? For this plain reason, man is not a fly. Say what the use were finer optics given, T...
Side 56 - We have above ground seen some strange mutations: The Roman empire has begun and ended — New worlds have risen- — we have lost old nations; And countless kings have into dust been humbled, While not a fragment of thy flesh has crumbled.
Side 386 - But, if you had supped with me, as in all reason you ought to have done, you must then have drunk with me.
Side 56 - And standest undecayed within our presence, Thou wilt hear nothing till the judgment morning, When the great Trump shall thrill thee with its warning.
Side 18 - He saw her charming, but he saw not half The charms her downcast modesty conceal'd.
Side 391 - See to their desks Apollo's sons repair — Swift rides the rosin o'er the horse's hair ! In unison their various tones to tune, Murmurs the hautboy, growls the hoarse bassoon; In soft...
Side 386 - I'll tell you one that first comes into my head. One evening, Gay and I went to see him : you know how intimately we were all acquainted. On our coming in,

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