Flower of the World

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E.P. Dutton, 1922 - 286 pages
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Page 63 - And into glory peep. If a star were confin'd into a Tomb Her captive flames must needs burn there; But when the hand that lockt her up, gives room, She'll shine through all the sphaere.
Page x - Flower o' the thyme - and so on. Round they went. Scarce had they turned the corner when a titter Like the skipping of rabbits by moonlight, - three slim shapes, And a face that looked up ... zooks, sir, flesh and blood...
Page 274 - ... his shoulders and came home rejoicing, it was said that there was more rejoicing over the one sheep that was lost and had been found, than over the ninety and nine in the fold.
Page 147 - Harrington that warned her. For the first time in her life she knew what it was to have...
Page x - ¿Qué bondad, qué hermosura Hay en el mundo, que gozar no pueda? ¿Qué gloria, qué ventura, Donde se aquiete y ceda? Ni ¿qué grandeza que á la suya exceda? El alma es consonancia De todo lo creado, y sus amores Son la luz, la fragancia De estrellas y de flores. ¿Quién detiene perfumes y fulgores?
Page 230 - Brenda happily accepted the offer. Also a third, fourth and fifth offer. About now Iodine thought she was the most beautiful woman he had ever laid eyes on.
Page 14 - ... dreamed in a dream I saw a city invincible to the whole of the rest of the earth; I dreamed that wag the new City of Friends.
Page 220 - Alphabetically speaking, it's the eyes of a woman that disturb the ease of a man.
Page 133 - He was the same doctor who had taken care of her when she had had the fever as a little girl : — an old man now.
Page 117 - She shot him a swiff glance and he saw with surprise that her eyes were full of tears.

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