St. Nicholas, Volume 44, Part 1

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Scribner, 1917
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Page 71 - There was an Old Man who said, 'How, — shall I flee from this horrible Cow? I will sit on this stile, and continue to smile, Which may soften the heart of that Cow.
Page 202 - At noon, when by the forest's edge. He lay beneath the branches high, The soft blue sky did never melt Into his heart, — he never felt The witchery of the soft blue sky ! On a fair prospect some have looked And felt, as I have heard them say.
Page 402 - But, ere his fleet career he took, The dew-drops from his flanks he shook; Like crested leader proud and high Tossed his beamed frontlet to the sky; A moment gazed adown the dale, A moment snuffed the tainted gale, A moment listened to the cry, That thickened as the chase drew nigh; Then, as the headmost foes appeared, With one brave bound the copse he cleared, And, stretching forward free and far, Sought the wild heaths of Uam-Var.
Page 404 - I have fought for Queen and Faith like a valiant man and true; I have only done my duty as a man is bound to do. With a joyful spirit I Sir Richard Grenville die!
Page 359 - Finally, these overtures attempt to justify in advance in the eyes of the world a new series of crimes — submarine warfare, deportations, forced labor and forced enlistment of the inhabitants against their own countries, and violations of neutrality. Fully conscious of the gravity of this moment, but equally conscious of its requirements, the allied Governments, closely united to one another and in perfect sympathy with their peoples, refuse to consider a proposal which is empty and insincere.
Page 292 - These swords are accompanied with an injunction not to unsheath them for the purpose of shedding blood, except it be for selfdefence, or in defence of their country and its rights ; and in the latter case, to keep them unsheathed, and prefer falling with them in their hands to the relinquishment thereof.
Page 294 - ... the better you will please me ; but, that I may be sure the chintz and money have got safe to hand, let Patty, who I dare say is equal to it, write me a line informing me thereof, directed to " The President of the United States at New York.
Page 496 - And I have indeed lived to see the time, when a body of gentlemen have ventured to lay the corner-stone of an edifice, which will cost about fifteen thousand dollars, and will be an institution for the education of females.
Page 403 - And turned him from the opposing rock ; Then, dashing down a darksome glen, Soon lost to hound and Hunter's ken, In the deep Trosachs' wildest nook His solitary refuge took.
Page 204 - ... although I had passed my examinations creditably enough in the required subjects for the first year, I was very glad to have a physician's sanction for giving up clinics and dissecting rooms and to follow his prescription of spending the next two years in Europe. Before I returned to America I had discovered that there were other genuine reasons for living among the poor than that of practicing medicine upon them, and my brief foray into the profession was never resumed.

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