The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 27, Issue 8

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Herrick & Noyes, 1862
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Page 276 - ... accustoming yourselves to think and speak of it as of the palladium of your political safety and prosperity ; watching for its preservation with jealous anxiety ; discountenancing whatever may suggest even a suspicion that it can in any event be abandoned ; and indignantly frowning upon the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our country from the rest, or to enfeeble the sacred ties which now link together the various parts.
Page 254 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely...
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Page 292 - ... in the Classical division in his class. He entered Yale College the following September, being at the time only fifteen years of age, and, if we remember aright, the youngest of his class. He possessed remarkable natural talents, and his industry and good conduct ever endeared him to his teachers. When the war broke out he enlisted as a private in Capt. Arthur's company, Col. McCarter's Regiment, the 93d PV, and served in the severe battles of Williamsburg and Fair Oaks. All know how the 93d...
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