Father Payne

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1916 - Ethics - 422 pages
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Page 369 - She found me roots of relish sweet, And honey wild, and manna dew ; And sure in language strange she said,
Page 369 - I set her on my pacing steed And nothing else saw all day long For sidelong would she bend and sing A faery's song.
Page 352 - Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide. Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again, And take from seventy springs a score, It only leaves me fifty more. And since to look at things in bloom Fifty springs are little room, About the woodlands I will go To see the cherry hung with snow.
Page 291 - But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life ; for I am not better than my fathers.
Page 340 - And all should cry Beware! Beware! His flashing eyes, his floating hair! Weave a circle round him thrice, And close your eyes in holy dread, For he on honey-dew hath fed And drunk the milk of Paradise.
Page 278 - His honour rooted in dishonour stood, And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.
Page 241 - For he is the Lord our God ; And we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand.
Page 178 - I don't feel one; and I am as sure as I can be of anything, that God does not wish me to feel one.
Page 88 - You know the old saying that a bore is a person who wants to talk about himself when you want to talk about yourself.
Page 198 - When Poverty comes in at the Door, love flies out of the Window.

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