Poor Daddy Long-legs, and other stories, by L.C.

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Page 32 - Love took up the glass of Time, and turned it in his glowing hands ; Every moment, lightly shaken, ran itself in golden sands. Love took up the harp of Life, and smote on all the chords with might — Smote the chord of Self, that, trembling, passed in music out of sight.
Page 50 - Boys flying kites haul in their white-winged birds : You can't do that way when you're flying words. " Careful with fire," is good advice, we know : " Careful with words,
Page 65 - And they shall be mine, saith the Lord, in that day when I make up my jewels ; and I will spare them as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.
Page 28 - As he spoke the last words, he rose from the chair in which he had been sitting, and...
Page 39 - Chair lapsed into silence, and for some moments the only sound that broke the stillness of the room was the gentle creaking of the weak spring, as the poor old seat sighed and sighed again.

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