Yale Yarns: Sketches of Life at Yale University

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G.P. Putnam, 1897 - College stories - 307 pages

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Page 286 - Dead, long dead, Long dead ! And my heart is a handful of dust, And the wheels go over my head, And my bones are shaken with pain, For into a shallow grave they are thrust, Only a yard beneath the street, And the hoofs of the horses beat, beat, The hoofs of the horses beat, Beat into my scalp and my brain...
Page 271 - ... guilt's expiring eye, Are in that word — Farewell ! — Farewell ! These lips are mute, these eyes are dry ; But in my breast, and in my brain, Awake the pangs that pass not by, The thought that ne'er shall sleep again. My soul nor deigns nor dares complain, Though grief and passion there rebel ; I only know we loved in vain — I only feel — Farewell ! — Farewell...
Page 193 - T is the hour for deep contrition, 'T is the hour for peaceful thought, T is the hour to win the blessing In the early stillness sought; Kneeling in the quiet chamber, On the deck, or on the sod, In the still and early morning, 'T is the hour to worship God. " But don't you stop to pray in secret, No time for you to' worship there, The hour approaches, ' Tempus fugit,' Tear your shirt or miss a prayer.
Page 74 - Little Jack Horner Sat in a corner Eating a Christmas pie; He put in his thumb, And pulled out a plum, And said, "What a good boy am I!
Page 191 - And who was on the Catalogue When college was begun? Two nephews of the President, And the Professor's son, (They turned a little Indian by, As brown as any bun); Lord! how the seniors knocked about The freshman class of one...

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