Good-bye, Proud World

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1903 - 362 Seiten
 

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Seite 308 - Who chariotest to their dark wintry bed The winged seeds, where they lie cold and low, Each like a corpse within its grave, until Thine azure sister of the Spring shall blow Her clarion o'er the dreaming earth...
Seite 50 - Most gracious Queen, we thee implore To go away and sin no more; But, if that effort be too great, To go away at any rate.
Seite 118 - I HEARD the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble halls ! I saw her sable skirts all fringed with light From the celestial walls ! I felt her presence, by its spell of might, Stoop o'er me from above ; The calm, majestic presence of the Night, As of the one I love, I heard the sounds of sorrow and delight, The manifold, soft chimes, That fill the haunted...
Seite 273 - And it appears worthy of remark in Solomon, that though mighty in empire and in gold; in the magnificence of his works, his court, his household, and his fleet; in the...
Seite 111 - I miss something — common worship, a positive religion, shared with other people. Ah ! when will the Church to which I belong in heart rise into being ? I cannot, like Scherer, content myself with being in the right all alone. I must have a less solitary Christianity. My religious needs are not satisfied any more than my social needs, or my needs of affection. Generally I am able to forget them and lull them to sleep. But at times they wake up with...
Seite 88 - It was, through all his days, the steady progress from " the blade " to " the ear," and then to
Seite 271 - A man has somehow to live, and it is not always the easiest thing in the world to postpone until to-morrow the1 lodging, food, shelter, and clothing he needs to-day.
Seite 232 - Except, perhaps, when with sixty thousand men the king of France marched up a hill and then marched down again.
Seite 224 - A woman, therefore to be wooed, A woman, therefore to be won," — thrilled him with youth's vague dreams.
Seite 297 - Your imagination is touched, but I feel it my duty to tell you that I do not believe you are actually in love.

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