The Snare of Strength

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William Heinemann, 1905 - American fiction - 349 pages
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Page 55 - Turn thy wild wheel thro' sunshine, storm, and cloud; Thy wheel and thee we neither love nor hate. 'Turn, Fortune, turn thy wheel with smile or frown; With that wild wheel we go not up or down; Our hoard is little, but our hearts are great. ' Smile and we smile, the lords of many lands; Frown and we smile, the lords of our own hands; For man is man and master of his fate. ' Turn, turn thy wheel above the staring crowd ; Thy wheel and thou are shadows in the cloud; Thy wheel and thee we neither love...
Page 24 - Laugh not with him , lest thou have sorrow with him , And lest thou gnash thy teeth in the end.
Page 182 - TEARS, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy Autumn-fields, And thinking of the days that are no more.
Page 342 - Yes, I ken John Peel and Ruby too, Ranter and Ringwood, Bellman and True, From a find to a check, from a check to a view. From a view to a death in the morning.
Page 244 - Oh, depth of mercy ! can it be That Gate was left ajar for me ? For me, for me, for me, for me ? Was left ajar for me...
Page 24 - Give him no liberty in his youth, and wink not at his follies. Bow down his neck while he is young, and beat him on the sides while he is a child, lest he wax stubborn, and be disobedient unto thee, and so bring sorrow to thine heart.
Page 121 - A woman that loves to be at the window, is like a bunch of grapes on the highway.

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