Broad prairie rather, genial, level-lined, Fruitful and friendly for all human kind, Yet also nigh to heaven and loved of loftiest stars. Nothing of Europe here, Or, then, of Europe fronting mornward still, Ere any names of Serf and Peer Could Nature's... The Educator-journal - Seite 3381900Vollansicht
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William Makepeace Thackeray - 1904
...pedestal on which he placed the statue of one whom he called ' The First American.' Again Lowell said : Here was a type of the true elder race, And one of Plutarch's men talked with us face to face. My first talk with that extraordinary man was in the year 1858, when he was engaged in the celebrated...