Literary News, Volumes 15-16

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Publication Office, 1894 - American literature
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Page 173 - SAY NOT THE STRUGGLE NOUGHT AVAILETH SAY not the Struggle nought availeth, The labor and the wounds are vain, The enemy faints not, nor faileth, And as things have been they remain. If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars; It may be, in yon smoke concealed, Your comrades chase e'en now the fliers, And, but for you, possess the field.
Page 208 - That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona.
Page 8 - ... in Henry of Navarre becoming king. Naturally it is a story of plots and intrigue, of danger and of the grand passion, abounding in intense dramatic scenes and most interesting situations. It is a romance which will rank among the masterpieces of historic fiction.
Page 222 - The Reconstruction Of Europe : a Sketch of the Diplomatic and Military History of Continental Europe, from the Rise to the Fall of the Second French Empire.
Page 23 - A standard dictionary of the English language upon original plans, designed to give, in complete and accurate statement, in the light of the most recent advances in knowledge and in the readiest form for popular use, the meaning, orthography, pronunciation, and etymology of all the words and the idiomatic phrases in the speech and literature of the English-speaking peoples, prepared by more than two hundred specialists and other scholars under the supervision of IK Funk.
Page 47 - Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, Only a signal shown and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life we pass and speak one another, Only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.
Page 11 - BIRTHDAY My heart is like a singing bird Whose nest is in a watered shoot: My heart is like an apple-tree Whose boughs are bent with thickset fruit; My heart is like a rainbow shell That paddles in a halcyon sea; My heart is gladder than all these Because my love is come to me.
Page 142 - She looked a little wistfully, Then went her sunshine way:— The sea's eye had a mist on it, And the leaves fell from the day.
Page 88 - The Orbs Around Us; a Series of Familiar Essays on the Moon and Planets, Meteors and Comets, the Sun and Coloured Pairs of Suns. By RA Proctor, BA Second Edition, with Chart and 4 Diagrams. Crown 8vo. 'js. 6d. Other Worlds than Ours; The Plurality of Worlds Studied under the Light of Recent Scientific Researches.
Page 176 - To promote the increase of natural knowledge and to forward the application of scientific methods of investigation to all the problems of life to the best of my ability, in the conviction which has grown with my growth and strengthened with my strength, that there is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and...

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