Gleason's Monthly Companion, Volume 11

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F. Gleason, 1882
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Page 295 - In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle! Be a hero in the strife!
Page 295 - Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; But to act, that each tomorrow Find us farther than today.
Page 247 - the good people of this family have built me a house to live in; it is in the cupboard: I am sure it is for me, for it is just big enough: the bottom is of wood, and it is covered all over with wires; and I...
Page 191 - One of the most agreeable consequences of knowledge is the respect and importance which it communicates to old age. Men rise in character often as they increase in years: they are venerable from what they have acquired, and pleasing from what they can impart; if they outlive their faculties, the mere frame itself is respected for what it once contained. But women (such is their unfortunate style of education) hazard everything upon one cast of the die: when youth is gone, all is gone.
Page 304 - Rich in a love that grew from and above it, Soothing thy sorrows and hushing thy fears. Growing old wealthily, Loving and dear. Hearts at the sound of thy coming are lightened, Ready and willing thy hand to relieve ; Many a face at thy kind word has brightened, "It is more blessed to give than receive.
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Page 189 - Twas very kind to bring them both, — (What boots for my new Brussels!) 'What! little Clara left at home? Well now I call that shabby: I should have loved to kiss her so, — (A flabby, dabby, babby!) 'And Mr S., I hope he's well, Ah!
Page 128 - 0 mother ! do get him some stockings and shoes, And a nice little frock, and a hat, if he choose ; I wish he'd come into the parlor, and see How warm we would make him, poor chick-a-de-de.
Page 189 - I REALLY take it very kind This visit, Mrs. Skinner! I have not seen you such an age — (The wretch has come to dinner!) ' • Your daughters, too, what loves of girls — What heads for painters
Page 304 - Sorrow and death they have often brought nigh thee, Yet they have left thee but beauty to wear. Growing old gracefully, Gracefully fair. Far from the storms that are lashing the ocean, Nearer each day to the pleasant home...

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