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Página 10 - Cast Adrift, the Story of a Waif. By Mrs. HERBERT MARTIN. Castles and their Heroes. By BARBARA HUTTON. Clement's Trial and Victory, or SOWING AND REAPING. By MEB (Mrs. GELLIE). Third Thousand. College Days at Oxford. By the Rev.
Página 172 - Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English dead ! In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility ; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger...
Página 140 - I HEARD the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good- will to men ! And thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all Christendom Had rolled along The unbroken song Of peace on earth, good-will to men...
Página 246 - Merciful Heaven, Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt Split'st the unwedgeable and gnarled oak Than the soft myrtle: but man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assured, His glassy essence, like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven As make the angels weep; who, with our spleens, Would all themselves laugh mortal.
Página 28 - The poor wretch, who has learnt his only prayers From curses, who knows scarcely words enough To ask a blessing from his Heavenly Father, Becomes a fluent phraseman, absolute And technical in victories and defeats, And all our dainty terms for fratricide...
Página 9 - By SAMUEL MOSSMAN. Modern British Plutarch (The), or LIVES OF MEN DISTINGUISHED IN THE RECENT HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY FOR THEIR TALENTS, VIRTUES, AND ACHIEVEMENTS. By WC TAYLOR, LL.D.
Página 269 - But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion, according to the multitude of his mercies ; for he doth not afflict willingly, nor grieve the children of men.
Página 15 - The Boy's Own Toy Maker: a Practical Illustrated Guide to the useful employment of Leisure Hours. By E. LANDELLS. With Two Hundred Cuts. Eighth Edition. Royal 16mo. " A new and valuable form of endless amusement.