St. Nicholas: A Monthly Magazine for Boys and Girls, Volume 34, Part 1

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Page 566 - Thus departed Hiawatha, Hiawatha the Beloved, In the glory of the sunset, In the purple mists of evening, To the regions of the home-wind, Of the Northwest wind, Keewaydin, To the Islands of the Blessed, To the kingdom of Ponemah, To the land of the Hereafter ! VOCABULAEY THE SONG OF HIAWATHA.
Page 46 - This is a world of compensation; and he who would be no slave must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Page 41 - No one need expect he would take any part in hanging or killing these men, even the worst of them. Frighten them out of the country, open the gates, let down the bars, scare them off," said he, throwing up his hands as if scaring sheep.
Page 47 - Here was place for no holiday magistrate, no fairweather sailor ; the new pilot was hurried to the helm in a tornado. In four years, — four years of battledays, — his endurance, his fertility of resources, his magnanimity, were sorely tried and never found wanting...
Page 310 - AM I a king, that I should call my own This splendid ebon throne ? Or by what reason, or what right divine, Can I proclaim it mine ? Only, perhaps, by right divine of song It may to me belong ; Only because the spreading chestnut tree Of old was sung by me.
Page 486 - As the sun-flower turns on her god, when he sets, The same look which she turned when he rose.
Page 310 - And thus, dear children, have ye made for me This day a jubilee, And to my more than three-score years and ten Brought back my youth again.
Page 46 - When the white man governs himself, that is selfgovernment; but when he governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than selfgovernment — that is despotism. If the negro is a man, why then my ancient faith teaches me that "all men are created equal," and that there can be no moral right in connection with one man's making a slave of another.
Page 310 - Chestnut Tree, is presented as an expression of grateful regard and veneration by The Children of Cambridge, who with their friends join in the best wishes and congratulations on This Anniversary, February 27, 1879.
Page 507 - Who cannot see that the parable of the ten virgins, ' five of whom were wise, and five were foolish...

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