Maroon Tales: University of Chicago Stories

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Forbes, 1909 - University of Chicago - 337 pages
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Page 105 - AC acknowledged the propriety of this critique; and has been heard to say, " We should be cautious how we appeal to heathens, however eminent, in behalf of morality; because much may be collected from them on the other side. In like manner^ we should take heed how we quote the Fathers in...
Page 132 - ... stood A noble daughter of the Pontic wood, You now may vainly boast an empty name, Or birth conspicuous in the rolls of fame; The mariner, when storms around him rise, No longer on a painted stern relies. Ah! yet take heed, lest these new tempests sweep In sportive rage thy glories to the deep. Thou late my deep anxiety and fear, And now my fond desire and tender care, Ah! yet take heed, avoid those fatal seas, Which roll among the shining Cyclades.
Page 105 - Here joyous fill the polish'd bowl, With wine oblivious cheer thy soul, And from the breathing phials pour Of essenc'.d sweets a large?
Page 118 - I tell thee, boy, that I detest The grandeur of a Persian feast ; Nor for me the Linden's rind Shall the flowery chaplet bind. Then search not where the curious Rose Beyond his season loitering grows ; But beneath the mantling vine, While I quaff the flowing wine, The Myrtle's wreath shall crown our brows, While you shall wait and I carouse.
Page 261 - ' "' ' '"'• board of trustees and the president of the board of...
Page 239 - To-day we gladly sing the praise Of her who owns us as her sons; Our loyal voices let us raise, And bless her with our benisons. Of all fair mothers, fairest she, Most wise of all that wisest be, Most true of all the true, say we, Is our dear Alma Mater. Her mighty learning we. would tell, Tho...
Page 261 - And it seemed the most natural thing in the world that he should be in that particular place — that he and Charlotte should march together down the sunny corridor into Mandel.
Page 118 - Thus beneath this lofty shade, Thus in careless freedom laid, While Assyrian essence sheds Liquid fragrance on our heads. While we lie with roses crown'd, !Let the cheerful bowl go round: Bacchus can our cares control, Cares that prey upon the soul.
Page 119 - Thracian, savage rage, to fight. With such intemperate bloody fray Fright not the modest god away. Monstrous! to see the dagger shine Amid the cheerful joys of wine. Here bid this impious clamour cease, And press the social couch in peace. Say, shall I drink this heady wine...
Page 132 - ... tragic horrors rose, Which crush'd Thyestes with a weight of woes ; From hence proud cities date their utter falls. When insolent in ruin o'er their walls The wrathful soldier drags the hostile plough, That haughty mark of total overthrow. Me too the heat of youth to madness fir'd. And with Iambic rapid rage inspired : But now repentant shall the Muse again To softer numbers tune her melting strain, So thou recall thy taunts, thy wrath control.

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