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Page 733 - One who never turned his back but marched breast forward. Never doubted clouds would break. Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph. Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better. Sleep to wake.
Page 460 - And locked his arms his foeman round. — Now, gallant Saxon, hold thine own ! No maiden's hand is round thee thrown ! That desperate grasp thy frame might feel, Through bars of brass and triple steel! — They tug, they strain ! down, down they go, The Gael above, Fitz-James below.
Page 734 - Give us Men ! Men who, when the tempest gathers, Grasp the standard of their fathers In the thickest fight: Men who strike for home and altar, (Let the coward cringe and falter), God defend the right ! True as truth tho...
Page 734 - SUNSET and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, But such a tide as moving seems asleep, Too full for sound and foam, When that which drew from out the boundless deep Turns again home. Twilight and evening bell, And after that the dark! And may there be no sadness of farewell, When I embark; For though from out our bourne of Time and Place The flood may bear me far, I hope to see my Pilot face to face When I have crossed the bar.
Page 743 - Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends ! Hath he not always treasures, always friends, The good great man ? Three treasures, love, and light, And calm thoughts regular as infant's breath : And three firm friends, more sure than day and night, Himself, his Maker, and the angel Death.
Page 722 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me: Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem. I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. I was a Esther to the poor and the cause which I knew not I searched out.
Page 545 - The. manufacture of Intoxicating liquors, not Including cider, and the sale and keeping for sale of intoxicating liquors, are and shall be forever prohibited. Except, however, that the sale and keeping for sale of such liquors for medicinal and mechanical purposes and the arts, and the Ťale and keeping for sale of elder may be permitted under such regulations as the legislature may provide.
Page 743 - In that temple of silence and reconciliation where the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies have been shattered by the contentions of the Great Hall, the dust of the illustrious accused should have mingled with the dust of the illustrious accusers.
Page 331 - ... shall make shall be used against him in any case arising under this act ; but if he shall answer falsely, he shall be incapable of serving on any jury in this state ; but he may decline to answer, in which case he shall be discharged by the court from all further attendance as a juryman.
Page 18 - Theodate his wife, having declared their intentions of taking each other in marriage before several monthly meetings of the people called Quakers in the county aforesaid, according to the good order used among them: their proceedings after due inquiry and deliberate consideration thereof were allowed by the said meetings...