The Book of Daniel Drew: A Glimpse of the Fisk-Gould-Tweed Régime from the Inside
Doubleday, Page, 1910 - Всего страниц: 423
This early 20th-century novel offers a glimpse inside the famous New York political machine of Boss Tweed and the lives of wealthy businessmen and Tweed associates Jay Gould and James Fisk.
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Стр. 55 - A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay. A swarm of bees in June is worth a silver spoon. A swarm of bees in July is not worth a fly.
Стр. 285 - SEE how great a flame aspires, Kindled by a spark of grace ! Jesus' love the nations fires, — Sets the kingdoms on a blaze. To bring fire on earth he came ; Kindled in some hearts it is : O that all might catch the flame, All partake the glorious bliss...
Стр. 182 - FROM every stormy wind that blows, From every swelling tide of woes, There is a calm, a sure retreat : "Tis found beneath the mercy-seat.
Стр. 26 - Far in the deep, where darkness dwells, The land of horror and despair, — Justice has built a dismal hell, And laid her stores of vengeance there. Eternal plagues and heavy chains, Tormenting racks and fiery coals, — And darts to inflict immortal pains, Dyed in the blood of damned souls.
Стр. 296 - I'll make your great commission known ; And ye shall prove my gospel true, By all the works that I have done, By all the wonders ye shall do. 3 Teach all the nations my commands ; I'm with you till the world shall end ; All power is trusted in my hands — I can destroy — and I defend.
Стр. 347 - There is a scene where spirits blend, Where friend holds fellowship with friend; Though sundered far, by faith they meet Around one common mercy-seat, . 4 There, there, on eagle wings we soar, And sense and sin molest no more, And heaven comes down our souls to greet> And glory crowns the mercy-seat...
Стр. 286 - When He first the work begun, Small and feeble was His day : Now the word doth swiftly run, Now it wins its widening way : More and more it spreads and grows, Ever mighty to prevail ; Sin's strongholds it now o'erthrows, Shakes the trembling gates of hell.
Стр. 39 - HARK! from the tombs a doleful sound! My ears attend the cry; " Ye living men, come view the ground, Where you must shortly lie. 2 " Princes, this clay must be your bed, In spite of all your towers; The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.