Tales of Life in Earnest

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Darton and Hodge, 1862 - Всего страниц: 220

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Стр. 62 - Trust in God, and do the right. 3 Trust no lovely forms of passion, — Fiends may look like angels bright; Trust no custom, school, or fashion: Trust in God, and do the right.
Стр. 173 - Therefore, be ye also ready; for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh.
Стр. 56 - The right o'er others' woes to weep ; The right to succour in distress ; The right when others curse to bless ; The right to love whom others scorn, The right to comfort all...
Стр. 99 - It may be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong . . . but that's the way to bet.
Стр. 217 - The life-boat ! the life boat ! the whirlwind and rain, And white-crested breakers oppose her in vain ; Her crew are resolved, and her timbers are stanch, She's the vessel of mercy — God speed to her launch ! " The life-boat ! the life-boat ! how fearless and free She wins her bold course o'er the wide rolling sea ! She bounds o'er the surges with gallant disdain ; She has...
Стр. 55 - The eyes of all earth's people are cheered with one bright day. And let the mind's true sunshine be spread o'er earth as free, And fill the souls of men as the waters fill the sea. The man who turns the soil need not have an...
Стр. 217 - THE life-boat ! the life-boat ! when tempests are dark She's the beacon of hope to the foundering bark ! When, midst the wild roar of the hurricane's sweep, The minute-guns boom like a knell on the deep.
Стр. 28 - The heaven we pray for would be here If each would bravely do his part, To crown with joy one cheerless home, To crown with love one human heart.
Стр. 111 - Danger, here! See the smoke bursting out! Go forward, if you would save your lives." Passengers and crew — men, women and children, — crowded the forward part of the ship. John Maynard stood at the helm. The flames burst forth in a sheet of fire; clouds of smoke arose. The captain cried out through his trumpet, — . "John Maynard!" "Ay, ay, sir!" "Are you at the helm?" "Ay, ay, sir!" "How does she head?" "South-east by east, sir." "Head her south-east and run her on shore,

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