He certainly did add `spirit' to the meetings, and `a tone' to the paper, for his orations convulsed his hearers and his contributions were excellent, being patriotic
, classical, comical, or dramatic, but never sentimental.
The catching business, we beg to remind them, is rising to the dignity of a lawful and patriotic
We so loudly and so earnestly proclaimed ourselves freemen, that we got the interested attention of that liberty-mouthing orator and his patriotic
crowd, and they gathered about us and assumed a very determined attitude.
My sister pined for her Spanish home all these years of exile; she was always talking of Spain to the child, and tending and nourishing the love of Spain in the little thing's heart as a precious flower; and she died happy in the knowledge that the fruitage of her patriotic
labors was as rich as even she could desire.
Ti tle: 'What are the three characteristics of a true-born Englishman?
it chanced that they derived a kind of security from the patriotic
occupation of the main building, but the true-hearted old gentleman never calculated about that.
After the removal of the cloth, and the singing of Non Nobis (beautifully executed, and in which we were at no loss to distinguish the bell-like notes of that gifted amateur, WILKINS MICAWBER, ESQUIRE, JUNIOR), the usual loyal and patriotic
toasts were severally given and rapturously received.
There, I found a virtuous boatswain in his Majesty's service - a most excellent man, though I could have wished his trousers not quite so tight in some places and not quite so loose in others - who knocked all the little men's hats over their eyes, though he was very generous and brave, and who wouldn't hear of anybody's paying taxes, though he was very patriotic
If the scenery of the south be less romantic and sublime than that of the northern mountains, it must be allowed to possess in the same proportion superior softness and beauty; and upon the whole, we feel ourselves entitled to exclaim with the patriotic
Syrian ``Are not Pharphar and Abana, rivers of Damascus, better than all the rivers of Israel?
Edwin and Morcar, the earls of Mercia and Northumbria, declared for him: and even Stigand, the patriotic
archbishop of Canterbury, found it advisable--"'
He had gone through the South in 1860 in the patriotic
hope that he might avert the impending Civil War.
I cannot be ignorant of the fact that many worthy and patriotic
citizens are desirous of having the national Constitution amended.