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Good Company, 1880

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34. oldal - The rainbow comes and goes, And lovely is the rose, The moon doth with delight Look round her when the heavens are bare ; Waters on a starry night Are beautiful and fair ; The sunshine is a glorious birth ; But yet I know, where'er I go, That there hath passed away a glory from the earth.
435. oldal - IF thou must love me, let it be for nought Except for love's sake only. Do not say " I love her for her smile, her look, her way Of speaking gently, for a trick of thought That falls in well with mine, and certes brought...
287. oldal - Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend.
201. oldal - In expressing our unaffected and profound sympathy with the citizens of the United States on this untimely end of their elected chief, let us not, therefore, sanction any feeling of depression, but rather let us express a fervent hope that from out of the awful trials of the last four years, of which the least is not this violent demise, the...
94. oldal - Dainty little maiden, whither would you wander ? Whither from this pretty house, this city-house of ours ? 'Far and far away,' said the dainty little maiden, 'All among the meadows, the clover and the clematis, Daisies and kingcups and honeysuckleflowers.
113. oldal - And I have seen thee blossoming Beside the snow-bank's edges cold. Thy parent sun', who bade thee view Pale skies', and chilling moisture sip', Has bathed thee in his own bright hue', And streaked with jet thy glowing lip.
274. oldal - On one occasion we disturbed a large colony, and the ducks all left the nests. I sent my Eskimos away to another island. while I remained behind to see how the ducks would act when they returned. As soon as the boat was gone they began to return to their nests, both males and females. It was very amusing to see a male alight beside a nest, and with a satisfied air settle himself down on the eggs, when suddenly a female would come to the same nest and inform him that he had made a mistake, — it...
201. oldal - ... the least is not this violent demise, the various populations of North America may issue elevated and chastened, rich with the accumulated wisdom and strong in the disciplined energy which a young nation can only acquire in a protracted and perilous struggle; then they will be enabled not merely to renew their career of power and prosperity, but they will renew it to contribute to the general happiness of mankind.
49. oldal - Now whether the Union will be restored or not, or the South achieve an unhonoured independence or not, I know not and I predict not. But this I think I know — that in a few years, a very few years, the twenty millions of freemen in the North will be thirty millions or even fifty millions — a population equal to or exceeding that of this kingdom.
467. oldal - But you who dwell here, in the security, the sunshine, of this faith, have little conception of the doubt and darkness in which the whole Christian world is now involved. In and out of the church, it is honey-combed with skepticism. Priests in the pulpit and before the altar proclaim a creed which they hope it will be good for their hearers to believe, and the people envy the faith that can so confidently preach that creed ; but neither priests nor people believe. As yet, this devastating doubt has...

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