A Spinner in the Sun

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906 - Bookbinding - 393 pages
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Page 323 - I am the Resurrection, and the Life : he that believeth on Me, though he were dead, yet shall he live : and whosoever liveth and believeth in
Page 309 - And bade me creep past. No ! let me taste the whole of it, fare like my peers The heroes of old, Bear the brunt, in a minute pay glad life's arrears Of pain, darkness and cold. For sudden the worst turns the best to the brave, The black minute's at end, And the elements...
Page 371 - ll be trudging on to-morrow. My work here is done. I can do no more." " Then let me tell you how grateful I am for all you have done for me.
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