The Oberlin Review, Volume 17

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Union Library Association, 1889 - College students
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Page 153 - All school-days' friendship, childhood innocence ? We, Hermia, like two artificial gods, Have with our needles created both one flower, Both on one sampler, sitting on one cushion, Both warbling of one song, both in one key ; As if our hands, our sides, voices, and minds, Had been incorporate. So we grew together, Like to a double cherry, seeming parted ; But yet a union in partition, Two lovely berries moulded on one stem : So, with two seeming bodies, but one heart, Two of the first, like coats...
Page 122 - Which I wish to remark, And my language is plain, That for ways that are dark And for tricks that are vain, The heathen Chinee is peculiar, Which the same I would rise to explain.
Page 183 - The thing we long for, that we are For one transcendent moment, Before the Present poor and bare Can make its sneering comment. Still, through our paltry stir and strife, Glows down the wished Ideal, And Longing moulds in clay what Life Carves in the marble Real...
Page 186 - Longing is God's fresh heavenward will With our poor earthward striving: We quench it that we may be still Content with merely living ; But would we learn that heart's full scope Which we are hourly wronging, Our lives must climb from hope to hope And realize our longing.
Page 229 - Don't think them heartless; they are neither better nor worse than you or I; they get over their professional horrors, and into their proper work; and in them pity as an emotion, ending in itself or at best in tears and a long-drawn breath, lessens, while pity as a motive is quickened, and gains power and purpose. It is well for poor human nature that it is so.
Page 64 - Chancellor of the new National University of Chicago, whose instruction by mail and University Extension System for non-residents, now meeting with such favor, will also be explained in this number. In future numbers will appear a symposium comprising articles by prominent scholars and statesmen, giving their opinions on leading questions, such as " Darwin's Theory," "The Chinese Question," " Socialism," and "Should Immigration be Restricted?
Page 110 - Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing; Only a signal shown and a distant voice in the darkness...

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