Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 24

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Charles Dudley Warner
International Society, 1897
 

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Page 9600 - And the Lord commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear the Lord our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as it is at this day.
Page 9770 - When we have run our passion's heat, Love hither makes his best retreat. The Gods, that mortal beauty chase, Still in a tree did end their race; Apollo hunted Daphne so, Only that she might laurel grow; And Pan did after Syrinx speed, Not as a nymph, but for a reed.
Page 9760 - He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out to light the shadow of death.
Page 9411 - And she may still exist in undiminished vigour when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's.
Page 9769 - How vainly men themselves amaze. To win the palm, the oak, or bays: And their incessant labors see Crowned from some single herb, or tree, Whose short and narrow-verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid; While all the flowers and trees do close, To weave the garlands of repose.
Page 9424 - LARS PORSENA of Clusium By the Nine Gods he swore That the great house of Tarquin Should suffer wrong no more. By the Nine Gods he swore it, And named a trysting day, And bade his messengers ride forth, East and west and south and north, To summon his array.
Page 9439 - And Appenzel's stout infantry, and Egmont's Flemish spears. There rode the brood of false Lorraine, the curses of our land! And dark Mayenne was in the midst, a truncheon in his hand! And as we looked on them, we thought of Seine's...
Page 9722 - Unto some brutish beast. All beasts are happy, For when they die Their souls are soon dissolved in elements, But mine must live still to be plagued in hell.
Page 9437 - quoth false Sextus, " Will not the villain drown? But for this stay, ere close of day We should have sacked the town !" " Heaven help him ! " quoth Lars Porsena, "And bring him safe to shore; For such a gallant feat of arms Was never seen before.
Page 9721 - Perpetual day; or let this hour be but A year, a month, a week, a natural day, That Faustus may repent and save his soul!

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