With Lawton and Roberts: A Boy's Adventures in the Philipinnes and the Transvaal

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Lothrop Publishing Company, 1900 - Всего страниц: 318
 

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Стр. 272 - Then mount! then mount, brave gallants all, And don your helms amain; Death's couriers, Fame and Honor, call Us to the field again. No shrewish fears shall fill our eye When the sword-hilt's in our hand — Heart-whole we'll part, and no whit sigh For the fairest of the land! Let piping swain, and craven wight, Thus weep and puling cry; Our business is like men to fight, And hero-like to die!
Стр. 58 - Meanwhile, the Tuscan army, Right glorious to behold, Came flashing back the noonday light, Rank behind rank, like surges bright Of a broad sea of gold ; Four hundred trumpets sounded A peal of warlike glee As that great host with measured tread, And spears advanced and ensigns spread...
Стр. 135 - If we regard his sufferings, one plain reflection presents itself: " greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friend.
Стр. 84 - If I am shot by a Filipino bullet it might as well come from one of my own men, because I know from observations confirmed by captured prisoners that the continuance of fighting is chiefly due to reports that are sent out from America.
Стр. 293 - An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure " one of them remarked ? " It's just as well to reconnoitre before we climb the hill.
Стр. vi - English, Canadian, Australian, or wherever the language of Shakespeare and that of Washington make all such nations...
Стр. 248 - Roberts, field marshal and commander-in-chief of the British forces in South Africa.

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