The Story of the Exposition: Being the Official History of the International Celebration Held at San Francisco in 1915 to Commemorate the Discovery of the Pacific Ocean and the Construction of the Panama Canal, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Panama-Pacific International Exposition Company, 1921 - Panama-Pacific International Exposition
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I really enjoyed reading this excellent story of the Exposition. The illustrations are excellant.

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Page 97 - But if the watchman see the sword come, and blow not the trumpet, and the people be not warned ; if the sword come, and take any person from among th«m, he is taken away in his iniquity ; but his blood will I require at the watchman's hand.
Page 319 - No alien land in all the World has any deep, strong charm for me but that one; no other land could so longingly and beseechingly haunt me sleeping and waking, through half a lifetime, as that one has done. Other things leave me, but it abides; other things change, but it remains the same. For me its balmy airs are always blowing, its summer seas flashing in the sun...
Page 358 - As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy.
Page 101 - Grant, O God, Thy protection ; And in protection, strength ; And in strength, understanding ; And in understanding, knowledge; And in knowledge, the knowledge-of justice ; And in the knowledge of justice, the love of it ; And in that love, the love of all existences ; And in the love of all existences, the love of God. God and all goodness.
Page 97 - Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man of their coasts, and set him for their watchman : 3 If when he seeth the sword come upon the land, he blow the trumpet, and warn the people...
Page 97 - ... if, when he seeth the sword come upon the land, he blow the trumpet, and warn the people ; then whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning, if the sword come, and take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head.
Page 74 - We men of Earth have here the stuff Of Paradise — we have enough ! We need no other stones to build The Temple of the Unfulfilled— No other ivory for the doors — No other marble for the floors — No other cedar for the beam And dome of man's immortal dream. Here...
Page 74 - We men of earth have here the stuff Of Paradise. We have enough ! We need no other things to build The stairs into the Unfulfilled — No other ivory for the doors, No other marble for the floors, No other cedar for the beam And dome of man's immortal dream. Here on the paths of every day — Here on the common human way Is all the busy gods would take To build a heaven, to mould and make New Edens. Ours the stuff sublime To build eternity in time...
Page 69 - They sat them down upon the yellow sand, Between the sun and moon upon the shore; And sweet it was to dream of Fatherland, Of child, and wife and slave; but evermore Most weary seem'd the sea, weary the oar, Weary the wandering fields of barren foam. Then some one said, "We will return no more...
Page 81 - Shouts from a blowing bough In green aerial freedom, wild and high. And now, as then, the bobolink, Out on the uncertain brink Of the swaying alder, swings, Loosing his song out, link by golden link; While over the wood his proclamation rings, A daring boast that would unkingdom kings!

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