Captain Landon: A Story of Modern Rome

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Rand, McNally & Company, 1899 - American fiction - 391 pages
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Page 229 - Banished from Rome ! What's banished but set free From daily contact with the things I loathe ? "Tried and convicted traitor!
Page 279 - No more, no more The worldly shore Upbraids me with its loud uproar: With dreamful eyes My spirit lies Under the walls of Paradise!
Page 30 - And peasant girls with deep blue eyes, And hands which offer early flowers, Walk smiling o'er this paradise...
Page 50 - SHE came as comes the summer wind, A gust of beauty to my heart ; Then swept away, but left behind Emotions which shall not depart. Unheralded she came and went. Like music in the silent night ; Which, when the burthened air is spent Bequeaths to memory its delight. Or, like the sudden April bow, That spans the violet-waking rain : She bade those blessed flowers...
Page 321 - ... Boston, and a power in the world." The Preacher smiled and was silent. At length he said : "I appreciate your offer, Deacon. You pay me the highest compliment you know how to express. But you prosperous Yankees can't get into your heads the idea that there are many things which money can't measure.

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