Every where ..., Volúmenes21-22

Will Carleton
Every Where Publishing Company, 1907

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Página 140 - The President was much inflamed ; got into one of those passions when he cannot command himself; ran on much on the personal abuse which had been bestowed on him ; defied any man on earth to produce one single act of his since he had been in the government, which was not done on the purest motives...
Página 117 - He is not dead, this friend — not dead, But in the path we mortals tread Got some few, trifling steps ahead And nearer to the end; So that you too, once past the bend, Shall meet again, as face to face, this friend You fancy dead.
Página 91 - Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt.
Página 28 - I am rising, I know, toward the sky. The sunshine is on my head. The earth gives me its generous sap, but Heaven lights me with the reflection of unknown worlds.
Página 181 - Leaves have their time to fall, And flowers to wither at the north-wind's breath, And stars to set — but all, Thou hast all seasons for thine own, O Death...
Página 141 - That I should lay down my charge at a proper period is as much a duty as to have borne it faithfully. If some termination to the services of the Chief Magistrate be not fixed by the Constitution, or supplied by practice, his office, nominally four years, will in fact become for life, and history shows how easily that degenerates into an inheritance.
Página 127 - ... twere cause indeed to weep. NOVEMBER YET one smile more, departing, distant sun 1 One mellow smile through the soft vapoury air, Ere, o'er the frozen earth, the loud winds run, Or snows are sifted o'er the meadows bare. One smile on the brown hills and naked trees, And the dark rocks whose summer wreaths are cast, And the blue gentian flower, that, in the breeze, Nods lonely, of her beauteous race the last.
Página 216 - It is evident, therefore, that unity of speech is essential to the unity of a people.
Página 19 - NOT from successful love alone, Nor wealth, nor honor'd middle age, nor victories of politics or war; But as life wanes, and all the turbulent passions calm, As gorgeous, vapory, silent hues cover the evening sky, As softness, fulness, rest, suffuse the frame, like fresher, balmier air, As the days take on a mellower light, and the apple at last hangs really finish'd and indolent-ripe on the tree, Then for the teeming quietest, happiest days of all ! The brooding and blissful halcyon days ! 1888...
Página 70 - Our rough land had no braver, In its days of blood and strife — Aye ready for severest toil, Aye free to peril life.

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