Philip Nolan's Friends: A Story of the Change of the Western Empire

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Little, Brown, 1904 - American fiction - 470 pages
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Page 247 - And he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, and get you forth from among my people, both ye and the children of Israel; and go, serve the LORD, as ye have said. Also take your flocks and your herds, as ye have said, and be gone ; and bless me also.
Page 405 - How many hired servants of my father have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!
Page 228 - The fragrant birch, above him, hung Her tassels in the sky; And many a vernal blossom sprung, And nodded careless by.
Page 248 - Edom would not hearken thereto. And in like manner they sent unto the king of Moab : but he would not consent : and Israel abode in Kadesh. Then they went along through the wilderness, and compassed...
Page 220 - What favourite goddess then those cares divides, Which Jove in prudence from his consort hides?" To this the thunderer: 'Seek not thou to find The sacred counsels of almighty mind: Involved in darkness lies the great decree, Nor can the depths of fate be pierced by thee.
Page 247 - AND it came to pass, when all the kings which were on this side Jordan, in the hills, and in the valleys, and in all the coasts of the great sea over against Lebanon, the Hittite, and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, heard thereof; 2 That they gathered themselves together, to fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.
Page 138 - Soc. to add so interesting a chapter to the history of the animal. I need not specify to you the particular facts asked for, as your knowledge of the animal in his domesticated, as well as his wild state, will naturally have led your attention to those particulars in manners, habits and laws of his existence, which are peculiar to his wild state.
Page 137 - World have, beyond its records of history, been such as admitted not that animal to exist in a state of nature, the condition of America is rapidly advancing to the same. The present then is probably the only moment in the age of the world, and the herds above mentioned, the only subjects of which we can avail ourselves to obtain what has never yet been recorded and never can be again in all probability.
Page 134 - First leads the way, the threat'ning torrent braves ; And dares the unknown arch that spans the waves. Light on his airy crest his slender head, His belly short, his loins luxuriant spread : Muscle on muscle knots his brawny breast, No fear alarms him, nor vain shouts molest.
Page 154 - And opened on a narrow green, Where weeping birch and willow round With their long fibres swept the ground ; Here, for retreat in dangerous hour, Some chief had framed a rustic bower.

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