The Merry Heart

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Century Company, 1918 - 351 pages
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Page 272 - Jog on, jog on, the foot-path way, And merrily hent the stile-a : A merry heart goes all the day, Your sad tires in a mile-a.
Page 102 - his own bitterness ; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.
Page 254 - The Aim I SHALL walk freely yet Who am beset With burrs, and brambles clinging, And flowers on either hand Where I stand Which I pluck, singing, And my steep road forget. I shall not roam, nor stay, Nor weep, nor play Though beckon tears and laughter. Dreams and desires may ride Far and wide, And bid me follow after, But I shall go my way.
Page 205 - Miss Thwing, will you please go away?" Miss Thwing came to the side of the bed and stood looking down at Stephen. "No, I'm not feverish, Miss Thwing. Here, feel my forehead. You have fine hands. Now here it is, I can relax if I am quite alone. I believe I can sleep. Do you mind? Usually I like to have you there, I like you very much, Miss Thwing, but now . . ." She moved the pillows a little, then glided...
Page 244 - ... pecuniary means constituted serious impediment to a man who was about to start out in life. To him it only presented a state of facts that might render necessary unusual and more persistent efforts than must be made by others who by birth or otherwise were differently circumstanced, but he took it as a matter of course that he was to make all necessary effort and that in some way he would find work, "however undesirable in itself, whereby he might pay his way through the University. It never...
Page 320 - ... o'clock noon. Presently the oil merchant approached and The King, first glancing about him to make sure that he had a "gallery," went up to him, placed the pistol at his head and fired. He was immediately arrested and indicted for murder. Now, twenty witnesses had seen him fire the fatal shot. Yet there was not the slightest reason in the world why he should have done such a thing. Upon the trial my client insisted on simply denying that he had done anything of the kind. I had naturally assumed...

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