Two Sunny Winters in California

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Headley Brothers, 1904 - California - 187 pages

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Page 12 - Sail on! sail on! sail on! and on! " Then, pale and worn, he kept his deck, And peered through darkness. Ah, that night Of all dark nights! And then a speck — A light! A light! A light! A light! It grew, a starlit flag unfurled! It grew to be Time's burst of dawn. He gained a world; he gave that world Its grandest lesson:
Page 23 - Had been a dreary one at best, and dim Was settling to its close, yet shot one grim Red leer to see the plain catch its estray.
Page 161 - Nature in turn conceived, obeying an impulse as I; And the emulous heaven yearned down, made effort to reach the earth, As the earth had done her best, in my passion, to...
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Page 186 - God to men in the terms of present day knowledge, and to present Him in vital relations to the life of our own times. When this is done He will become real.
Page 62 - This beautiful valley is the property of the State, and is under the control of...
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Page 157 - B had not been there to pull him out, he would have been in an awkward predicament.

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