Against wind and tide, by Holme Lee

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1. oldal - The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life ; which in their seeds, And weak beginnings lie intreasured. Such things become the hatch and brood of time...
211. oldal - The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept. Were toiling upward in the night.
3. oldal - I remember the gleams and glooms that dart Across the school-boy's brain ; The song and the silence in the heart, That in part are prophecies, and in part Are longings wild and vain. And the voice of that fitful song Sings on, and is never still : "A boy's will is the wind's will, And the thoughts of youth are long, long thoughts.
303. oldal - Whoever your scientific associate is, he understands his business and children's capabilities right well. . . . Without lecturing, or prosing, you keep the right and the wrong clearly marked, and hence all the sympathy of the young people is always enlisted on the right side.
251. oldal - THERE is a garden in her face, Where roses and white lilies grow ; A heavenly paradise is that place, Wherein all pleasant fruits do flow. There cherries grow that none may buy, Till ' cherry-ripe
288. oldal - By the ' Seven Lamps of Architecture,' we understand Mr. Ruskin to mean the seven fundamental and cardinal laws, the observance of and obedience to which are indispensable to the architect, who would deserve the name. The politician, the moralist, the divine, will find in it ample store of instructive matter, as well as the artist.
211. oldal - All common things, each day's events, That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents, Are rounds by which we may ascend.
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301. oldal - The author has a pathetic vein, and there is a tender sweetness in the tone of her narration."— Leader. " It has the first requisite of a work meant to amuse: it is amusing.— Globe.
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