Eben Holden: A Tale of the North Country

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Lothrop Publishing Company, 1900 - Farm life - 432 pages
 

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Page 380 - GUIDE me, O thou great Jehovah, Pilgrim through this barren land : I am weak, but thou art mighty ; Hold me with thy powerful hand : Bread of heaven, Feed me till I want no more.
Page 431 - On the other side of Jordan, In the sweet fields of Eden, Where the tree of life is blooming, There is rest for you.
Page 436 - Merrill, $1.50 THIS stirring story of the Revolution details the adventures of one of Washington's famous lifeguards, who is a college mate of Alexander Hamilton, and a personal follower of Washington. It is based upon a notable and dangerous conspiracy against the life of Washington in the early days of the Revolution, and introduces such famous characters as Washington, Hamilton, Greene, and Nathan Hale. It is a splendid book for boys and girls. A Tale of the North Country. By IRVING BACHELLER,...
Page 379 - My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
Page 435 - T is not in mortals to command success, But we'll do more, Sempronius — we'll deserve it." XV. Lord Henry also liked to be superior, As most men do, the little or the great ; The very lowest find out an inferior, At least...
Page 213 - ... have a great deal t' say. Looks t'me like this: I cal'ate a man hes on the everidge ten things his heart is sot on — what is the word I want — ?" "Treasures?" I suggested. "Thet's it," said he. "Ev'ry one hes about ten treasures. Some hev more — some less. Say one's his strength, one's his plan, the rest is them he loves, an' the more he loves the better 'tis fer him. Wall, they begin t' go one by one. Some die, some turn agin
Page 212 - Brower's farm — nice, smooth land and no stun on it, an' hills an' valleys an' white clover a plenty, an' wheat an' corn higher'na man's head. No bull thistles, no hard winters, no narrer contracted fools; no long faces, an' plenty o' work. Folks sayin' 'How d'y do' 'stid o' 'good-by,' all the while — comin' 'stid o' goin'. There's goin' t' be some kind o
Page 212 - Per one thing," he said, deliberately, "nobody'll die there, 'less he'd ought to; don't believe there's goin' t' be any need o' swearin' er quarrelin'. To my way o' thinkin' it'll be a good deal like Dave Brower's farm—nice, smooth land and no stun on it, an' hills an' valleys an' white clover a plenty, an' wheat an
Page 432 - less 'twas nec'sary, Never ketched a fish bigger'n 'twas, Er lied in a hoss trade, Er shed a tear I didn't hev to. Never cheated anybody but Eben Holden. Goin' off somewheres, Bill— dunno the way nuther — Dunno 'f it's east er west er north er south, Er road er trail. But I ain't afraid.

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