The Ralston Brain Regime: Presenting a Course of Conduct, Exercises and Study, Designed to Develop Perfect Health in the Physical Brain

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Martyn college Press, 1891 - 122 pages
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Page 89 - Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and. curious volume of forgotten lore — While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. " "Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more.
Page 93 - Though justice be thy plea, consider this, — That in the course of justice, none of us Should see salvation ; we do pray for mercy ; And that same prayer doth teach us all to render The deeds of mercy.
Page 61 - With a faultless rhythm and a musical rhyme, And a boundless sweep and a surge sublime, As it blends with the Ocean of Years. How the winters are drifting, like flakes of snow, And the summers, like buds between; And the year in the sheaf — so they come and they go On the river's breast, with its ebb and flow, As it glides in the shadow and sheen.
Page 68 - I have looked o'er the hills of the stormy north, And the larch has hung all his tassels forth, The fisher is out on the sunny sea, And the reindeer bounds o'er the pastures free, And the pine has a fringe of softer green, And the moss looks bright, where my foot hath been.
Page 95 - A something, light as air- — a look, A word unkind or wrongly taken — Oh ! love that tempests never shook, A breath, a touch like this has shaken...
Page 95 - Alas! — how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love! Hearts that the world in vain had tried And sorrow but more closely tied; That stood the storm when waves were rough Yet in a sunny hour fall off, Like ships that have gone down at sea When heaven was all tranquillity!
Page 92 - There take (says Justice), take ye each a shell. We thrive at Westminster on fools like you : 'Twas a fat oyster — Live in peace — Adieu.
Page 68 - And that there is all nature cries aloud Through all her works, he must delight in virtue ; And that which he delights in must be happy. But when, or where ? This world was made for Caesar.
Page 96 - I should be surprised indeed, if, while you are doing us wrong, you did not profess your solicitude to do us justice. From the day on which Strongbow set his foot upon the shore of Ireland, Englishmen were never wanting in protestations of their deep anxiety to do us justice : — even Strafford, the deserter of the people's cause — the renegade Wentworth, who gave evidence in Ireland of the spirit of instinctive tyranny which predominated in his character — even...
Page 98 - Badajos, Salamanca, Albuera, Toulouse, and, last of all, the greatest Tell me, for you were there — I appeal to the gallant soldier before me (Sir Henry Hardinge,) from whose opinions I differ, but who bears, I know, a generous heart in an intrepid breast ; — tell me, for you must needs remember — on that...

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