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Three Vassar Girls in England: A Holiday Excursion of Three College Girls ...
Elizabeth Williams Champney
No preview available - 2015
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Page 68 - The furious German comes, with his clarions and his drums, His bravoes of Alsatia and pages of Whitehall ; They are bursting on our flanks ! Grasp your pikes ! Close your ranks ! For Rupert never comes but to conquer or to fall. They are here — they rush on — we are broken — we are gone— Our left is borne before them like stubble on the blast. O Lord, put forth thy might ! O Lord, defend the right ! Stand back to back, in God's name ! and fight it to the last ! Stout Skippon hath a wound...
Page 92 - Good friend, for Jesus' sake, forbeare To dig the dust enclosed here. Blessed be he that spares these stones, And curst be he that moves my bones.
Page 127 - We have no title, I have no inclination, to murmur at the prospect. If she acquires it, she will make the acquisition by the right of the strongest; but, in this instance, the strongest means the best. She will probably become what we are now, the head servant in the great household of the world, the employer of all employed; because her service will be the most and ablest.
Page 237 - A Moment's Halt — a momentary taste Of BEING from the Well amid the Waste — And Lo! — the phantom Caravan has reached The NOTHING it set out from — Oh, make haste!
Page 131 - When I remember something which I had, But which is gone, and I must do without, I sometimes wonder how I can be glad, Even in cowslip time when hedges sprout ; It makes me sigh to think on it, — but yet My days will not be better days, should I forget.
Page 24 - For a breeze of morning moves, And the planet of Love is on high, Beginning to faint in the light that she loves On a bed of daffodil sky, To faint in the light of the sun she loves.
Page 68 - tis he, boys. Bear up another minute: brave Oliver is here. Their heads all stooping low, their points all in a row, Like a whirlwind on the trees, like a deluge on the dykes, Our cuirassiers have burst on the ranks of the Accurst, And at a shock have scattered the forest of his pikes. Fast, fast, the gallants ride, in some safe nook to hide Their coward heads, predestined to rot on Temple Bar: And he — he turns, he flies: — shame on those cruel eyes That bore to look on torture, and dare not...
Page 68 - Like a whirlwind on the trees, like a deluge on the dikes, Our cuirassiers have burst on the ranks of the Accurst, And at a shock have scattered the forest of his pikes. Fast, fast, the gallants ride, in some safe nook to hide Their coward heads, predestined to rot on Temple Bar; And he — he turns, he flies : shame on those cruel eyes That bore to...