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Page 42 - Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt.
Page 5 - What had she in those dreary hours, Within her ice-rimmed bay, In common with the wild-wood flowers, The first sweet smiles of May? Yet, " God be praised ! " the Pilgrim said, Who saw the blossoms peer Above the brown leaves, dry and dead, " Behold our Mayflower here ! " " God wills it : here our rest shall be, Our years of wandering o'er, For us the Mayflower of the sea Shall spread her sails no more.
Page 39 - The objects of the association, as set forth in its constitution, are ' the theoretical and experimental study of evolution and of the transmutation of bodies.
Page 16 - And voice in dreams I see and hear, — The sweetest woman ever Fate Perverse denied a household mate, Who, lonely, homeless, not the less Found peace in love's unselfishness...
Page 35 - Bay and Barnstable Bay, whereby the Hazardous Navigation round Cape Cod, both on account of the shoals and enemy, may be prevented, and a safe communication between this colony and the southern colonies be so far secured, Resolved, That James Bowdoin and William Sever, Esqrs., with such as the Hon. House shall join, or the major part of them, be a committee to repair to the town of Sandwich, and view the premises, and report whether the cutting of a canal as aforesaid be practicable or not.
Page 33 - I have been young, and now am old, and I solemnly say, I have never known a man whose love of his country was more ardent or sincere ; never one who suffered so much ; never one, whose services for any ten years of his life, were so important and essential to the cause of his country, as those of Mr. Otis, from 1760 to 1770."* Language equally strong was used by the * Letters to the late W.
Page 16 - Shut in from all the world without, We sat the clean-winged hearth about ; Content to let the north wind roar In baffled rage at pane and door, While the red logs before us beat The frost-line back with tropic heat ; And ever, when a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it passed, The merrier up its roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed.
Page 13 - And now, Priscilla, how will thee cook for thy family and finds thee has no kettle?' And the Quakeress answered,' George, that God who hears the ravens when they cry will provide for them. I trust in that God and verily believe the time will come when thy necessity will be greater than mine.