Never Say Die

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Collier, 1908 - English fiction - 195 pages
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Page 156 - There's a land, a dear land, where our vigour of soul Is fed by the tempests that blow from the Pole ; Where a slave cannot breathe, or invader presume To ask for more Earth than will cover his tomb. Sea land ! Free land ! Fairest ! Rarest ! Home of brave men and the girls they adore ! Fearless ! Peerless ! Thy land ! My laud ! Glory be with her, and Peace evermore ! COME IF YOU DARE ! A SONG FOE THE VOLl'NTEKRS.
Page 155 - Where the primroses bloom, and the nightingales sing, And the honest poor man is as good as a king. Showery! Flowery! Tearful! Cheerful! England, wave-guarded and green to the shore! West Land! Best Land! Thy Land! My Land! Glory be with her, and Peace evermore! There's a land, a dear land, where our vigour of soul Is fed by the tempests that blow from the Pole; Where a slave cannot breathe, or invader presume To ask for more earth than will cover his tomb. Sea Land!!
Page 90 - I know who is most necessary in the world. What I fear most at present is not hearing from you. " Love me, whatever happens, and be assured I am ever entirely yours till death.
Page vii - There is no doubt that financially we are well situated, but is wealth the only happiness in this world ? Take also into consideration the many official duties belonging to our position, and how much more we are exposed to public opinion than humbler mortals. Which is the greatest happiness in this world ? Surely love for a woman — the choice of our future wife and family life. And even in this have not the facilities of private individuals.
Page 79 - course of true love never did run smooth', and that in the matter of the passions: 'Lord, what fools these mortals be!
Page vii - BELONGING, as I do, to the Imperial Blood, and being a member of one of the reigning Houses, I should like to prove to the world how wrong it is in thinking — as the majority of mankind are apt to do — that we are the happiest beings on this earth.
Page 143 - Francy soon woke to grim realities, and all that was left for him to do was to make the best of his time and of his opportunities.
Page 8 - Being of no distinctive style, there is nothing to be said about them except that they were large and very comfortable.

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