A Drama in Dregs: A Life Study

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Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, 1897 - 211 pages
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Page 203 - Bear through sorrow, wrong, and ruth, In thy heart the dew of youth, On thy lips the smile of truth. O, that dew, like balm, shall steal Into wounds, that cannot heal, Even as sleep our eyes doth seal ; And that smile, like sunshine, dart Into many a sunless heart, For a smile of God thou art.
Page 203 - O, thou child of many prayers ! Life hath quicksands, Life hath snares ! Care and age come unawares ! Like the swell of some sweet tune, Morning rises into noon, May glides onward into June.
Page 55 - Free love — free field — we love but while we may : The woods are hush'd, their music is no more : The leaf is dead, the yearning past away : New leaf, new life — the days of frost are o'er : New life, new love to suit the newer day : New loves are sweet as those that went before : Free love, — free field — we love but while we may.
Page 31 - They've a plan — they've a plan. They've a firmly rooted notion They can cross the Polar Ocean, And they'll find Perpetual Motion, If they can — if they can.
Page 31 - They intend to send a wire To the moon — to the moon ; And they'll set the Thames on fire Very soon — very soon ; Then they learn to make silk purses With their rigs — with their rigs From the ears of Lady Circe's Piggy-wigs— piggy-wigs.
Page 53 - If others think otherwise, they have as good a right to their opinion as I have to mine. TumDLv. Man requires and uses this faculty as a guide to truth. "There is a divinity within...
Page 31 - Who compound for sins that they're inclined to, By damning those that they've no mind to ! " TERENCE LIGHTFOOT : [fervently.] May all the holy saints preserve us from our friends.
Page 82 - And on the whole it seems to me that the details of the knowledge to which you refer, are best learned from books.
Page 137 - And we are going now to try and see if we cannot find some way out of the difficulty.

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