Heroes of the Nations

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Macmillan, 1915 - Heroes - 160 pages

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Page 158 - by heart. Oh! say, can you see by the dawn's early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming, Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting
Page 159 - and the gloom of the grave; And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave! Oh! thus be it ever when freemen shall stand Between our loved home and
Page 160 - loved home and wild war's desolation! Blest with victory and peace, may the heaven-rescued land Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation! Then conquer we must when our cause it is just ; And this be our motto, "In God is our trust"; And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave! V
Page 13 - It is enough; Joseph my son is yet alive. I will go and see him before I die.
Page 147 - Thus the Birch Canoe was builded, And it floated on the river Like a yellow leaf in autumn, Like a yellow water lily.
Page 35 - for thee, my brother Jonathan; very pleasant hast thou been unto me; thy love to me was wonderful,
Page 30 - me. If he be able to fight with me and kill me, then we will be your servants. But if I kill him, then you shall be our servants.
Page 21 - sea. The children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon dry land and the
Page 18 - Then God called to him out of the midst of the bush, and Moses hid his face, for he was afraid.
Page 20 - Was it because there were no graves in Egypt that you have brought us here to die?

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