On the Shores of the Great Sea, Book I of the Story of the World

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Cosimo, Inc., 2013 M01 1 - 212 pages

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Contents

I
1
II
4
III
8
IV
12
V
17
VI
20
VII
24
VIII
28
XXVIII
101
XXIX
104
XXX
106
XXXI
110
XXXII
115
XXXIII
119
XXXIV
122
XXXV
127

IX
32
X
35
XI
42
XII
45
XIII
48
XIV
52
XV
55
XVI
61
XVII
64
XVIII
68
XIX
72
XX
74
XXI
76
XXII
79
XXIII
83
XXIV
86
XXV
90
XXVI
94
XXVII
97
XXXVI
132
XXXVII
136
XXXVIII
139
XXXIX
143
XL
147
XLI
151
XLII
154
XLIII
158
XLIV
162
XLV
165
XLVI
169
XLVII
177
XLVIII
180
XLIX
184
L
189
LI
194
LII
199
LIII
201
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Page 124 - Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate : 'To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late; And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods...
Page 16 - And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art : thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled : only in the throne will I be greater than thou. And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt.
Page 124 - Just then a scout came flying, All wild with haste and fear: "To arms! to arms! Sir Consul, Lars Porsena is here." On the low hills to westward The Consul fixed his eye, And saw the swarthy storm of dust Rise fast along the sky.
Page 125 - Now while the Three were tightening Their harness on their backs, The Consul was the foremost man To take in hand an axe ; And Fathers mixed with Commons Seized hatchet, bar, and crow, And smote upon the planks above, And loosed the props below.
Page 14 - And there shall arise after them seven years of famine; and all the plenty shall be forgotten in the land of Egypt; and the famine shall consume the land; And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine following; for it shall be very grievous.
Page 21 - And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well ? the old man of whom ye spake ; is he yet alive ? And they answered, Thy servant our father is in good health, he is yet alive : and they bowed down their heads and made obeisance.
Page 126 - 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 125 - Back darted Spurius Lartius; Herminius darted back: And, as they passed, beneath their feet They felt the timbers crack. But when they turned their faces, And on the farther shore Saw brave Horatius stand alone, They would have crossed once more.
Page 126 - But with a crash like thunder Fell every loosened beam, And like a dam the mighty wreck Lay right athwart the stream ; And a long shout of triumph Rose from the walls of Rome As to the highest turret-tops Was splashed the yellow foam.

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