The Strand Magazine, Volume 19

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G. Newnes, 1900
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Page 224 - Here— here's his place, where meteors shoot, clouds form, Lightnings are loosened, Stars come and go! Let joy break with the storm, Peace let the dew send! Lofty designs must close in like effects: Loftily lying, Leave him — still loftier than the world suspects, Living and dying.
Page 277 - He then began A cut and dry oration. He strove to speak, but the men of Kent Began a grievous shouting ; When out of the waggon the little man went, And put a stop to his spouting. " What though these heretics heard me not...
Page 259 - Never the lotos closes, never the wild-fowl wake, But a soul goes out on the East Wind that died for England's sake — Man or woman or suckling, mother or bride or maid — Because on the bones of the English the English Flag is stayed.
Page 631 - Thou approve of this, increase it upon me ; '" for Thou art not unmindful of him who hath oppressed me ! Avenge me, therefore, upon him ! — Then he groaned, and recited these verses : — Be disregardful of thine affairs, and commit them to the course of fate ; For often a thing that enrages thee may eventually be to thee pleasing ; And sometimes what is strait may expand ; and what is open, become contracted.
Page 41 - Army retained a deep, steady, and unchangeable hatred. There were plunderers among the French, and men of violence, gamblers, duellists, and roues. All these could be forgiven, for others of their kidney were to be found among the ranks of the English. But one officer of...
Page 249 - ... his tightest. The luminous fog drifted slowly off the table and wavered and flickered across the room. There in the farther and darkest corner it gathered and glowed, hardening down into a shining core - a strange, shifty, luminous and yet non-illuminating patch of radiance, bright itself but throwing no rays into the darkness. It had changed from a greenish-yellow to a dusky sullen red. Then round this centre there coiled a dark, smoky substance, thickening, hardening, growing denser and blacker....
Page 244 - I4th of April last that the very singular event which I am about to put upon record took place. I was the first of the men to arrive at the studio, but Mrs Delamere was already there, having had afternoon tea with Mrs Harvey Deacon. The two ladies and Deacon himself were standing in front of an unfinished picture of his upon the easel. I am not an expert in art, and I have never professed to understand what Harvey Deacon meant by his pictures; but I could see in this instance that it was all very...
Page 249 - The room was blacker and more silent than ever. The same feeling of apprehension which had lain heavily upon me at the beginning of the seance was back at my heart once more. The roots of my hair were tingling. 'It is working! It is working!' cried the Frenchman, and there was a crack in his voice as he spoke which told me that he also was strung to his tightest. The luminous fog drifted slowly off the table and wavered and flickered across the room. There in the farther and darkest corner it gathered...
Page 523 - ave half Wapping following us,' ses Sam. 'Go out and put your ring up, Ginger, and fetch a cab.' "Ginger started grumbling, but he went, and presently came back with the cab and the money, and they all went downstairs leading the wild man by a bit o
Page 670 - The commissioners were given authority to advise upon and review the Book of Common Prayer ; comparing the same with the most ancient liturgies which have been used in the Church in the primitive and purest times...

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