Fighting the Flames! Or, Twenty-seven Years in the Montreal Fire Brigade: A Record of Prominent Fires, Thrilling Adventures, and Hair-breadth Escapes : Together with Practical Suggestions for Improvement

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"Witness" printing house, 1881 - Fire extinction - 299 pages
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Page 179 - Then they rode back, but not, Not the six hundred. Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon behind them Volley'd and thunder'd; Storm'd at with shot and shell, While horse and hero fell, They that had fought so well Came thro...
Page 179 - Came through the jaws of Death Back from the mouth of Hell, All that was left of them, Left of six hundred.
Page 179 - Forward the Light Brigade! Charge for the guns !" he said. Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred. "Forward, the Light Brigade!
Page 234 - O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us ! It wad frae mony a blunder free us, An...
Page 179 - Stormed at with shot and shell, Boldly they rode and well, Into the jaws of Death, Into the mouth of Hell...
Page 180 - Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die, Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred.
Page 242 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.
Page 267 - Yet I should kill thee with much cherishing. Good night, good night ! parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say — good night, till it be morrow.
Page 174 - God will be a husband to the widow, and a father to the fatherless.
Page 100 - The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft agley," and the possibility of such a mischance profoundly modifies the conduct of rational beings.

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