Famous Living Americans: With Portraits

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Mary Griffin Webb, Edna Lenore Webb
Webb, 1914 - United States - 594 pages
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Page 91 - gainst time or fate, For, lo! my own shall come to me. "I stay my haste, I make delays, For what avails this eager pace? I stand amid the eternal ways, And what is mine shall know my face. "Asleep, awake, by night or day, The friends I seek are seeking me; No wind can drive my bark astray, Nor change the tide of destiny. "What matter if I stand alone? I wait with joy the coming years; My heart shall reap where it...
Page 507 - In all things that are purely social we can be as separate as the fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress.
Page 87 - Come near now, and kiss me, my son. And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed...
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