Oregon: Her History, Her Great Men, Her Literature (Google eBook)

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Press of the Gazette-Times, 1919 - American literature - 408 pages
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Page 395 - Behind him lay the gray Azores, Behind the Gates of Hercules; Before him not the ghost of shores, Before him only shoreless seas. The good mate said: "Now must we pray, For lo! the very stars are gone. Brave Admiral, speak, what shall I say?" "Why, say 'Sail on! sail on! and on!
Page 363 - Is this the Thing the Lord God made and gave to have dominion over sea and land; To trace the stars and search the heavens for power, To feel the passion of Eternity?
Page 388 - In men whom men condemn as ill I find so much of goodness still, In men whom men pronounce divine I find so much of sin and blot, I do not dare to draw a line Between the two, where God has not O cold and cruel Nottingham!
Page 221 - Treat all men alike. Give them all the same law. Give them all an even chance to live and grow. All men were made by the same Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers. The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.
Page 110 - That the judicial power of said territory shall be vested in a supreme court, district courts, probate courts, and in justices of the peace.
Page 344 - From the Cascades' frozen gorges, Leaping like a child at play, Winding, widening through the valley Bright Willamette glides away; Onward ever, Lovely river, Softly calling to the sea; Time, that scars us, Maims and mars us, Leaves no track or trench on thee.
Page 387 - The bravest battle that ever was fought! Shall I tell you where and when ? On the maps of the world you will find it not : 'Twas fought by the mothers of men.
Page 218 - When I am gone, think of your country. You are the chief of these people. They look to you to guide them. Always remember that your father never sold his country. You must stop your ears whenever you are asked to sign a treaty selling your home. A few years more, and white men will be all around you. They have their eyes on this land. My son, never forget my dying words. This country holds your father's body. Never sell the bones of your father and your mother.
Page 363 - How will you ever straighten up this shape; Touch it again with immortality; Give back the upward looking and the light; Rebuild in it the music and the dream; Make right the immemorial infamies, Perfidious wrongs, immedicable woes?
Page 395 - Sail on ! sail on ! sail on ! and on ! " Then, pale and worn, he kept his deck, And peered through darkness. Ah, that night Of all dark nights ! And then a speckó A light! A light! A light! A light! It grew, a starlit flag unfurled ! It grew to be Time's burst of dawn. He gained a world; he gave that world Its grandest lesson :

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