The Romance of Fiddler's Green

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Houghton Mifflin, 1922 - 239 pages
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Page 69 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.
Page 70 - His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
Page 183 - A GARDEN is a lovesome thing, God wot! Rose plot, Fringed pool, Ferned grot — The veriest school Of peace; and yet the fool Contends that God is not — Not God! in gardens! when the eve is cool? Nay, but I have a sign: Tis very sure God walks in mine.
Page 118 - ... the Lord is King : and that it is he who hath made the round world so fast that it cannot be moved ; and how that he shall judge the people righteously. 11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad : let the sea make a noise, and all that therein is.
Page 69 - Lord, how manifold are thy works ! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.
Page 57 - Awake, 0 north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out.
Page 142 - Yet the way seemed long before him, And his heart outran his footsteps; And he journeyed without resting, Till he heard the cataract's laughter, Heard the Falls of Minnehaha Calling to him through the silence. "Pleasant is the sound!
Page 151 - Duo d'Aremberg for 160,000 francs? If I were to live a thousand years, I could never forget this marvellous thing. It haunts me, — a head bowed with grief, eloquent of bitter reproaches. It was found by some Venetians in a canal, a great while after the discovery of the magnificent group the genuine head of which had never been identified. It is heart-rending, and one almost seems to hear...
Page 40 - The flowers appear on the earth, the time of the tinging of birdi is come, and the voice of the turtle it heard in our land. The fig-tree putteth forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good tmell.

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