... engine feels the throttle, as the racer feels the whip, And sends its drivers whirling for its little homeward trip. Oh, the home train and its quiver, and its shoot along the lake, And its gladness that the day is nearly done; And the tumbling of... Chicago in picture and poetry - Page 49by Horace Spencer Fiske - 1903 - 187 pagesFull view
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American poetry - 1910 - 428 pages
...tumbling of the wave crests as they flash and swiftly break In the last, low, level shining of the sun I The clean-cut man of business eyes his fresh-bought...ensconced amid her gains, Complacent o'er the patent fact of her superior brains. The trainman punches tickets with his swift and easy air, Like the man...