Journeys Through Bookland, Volume 2

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Bellows-Reeve Company, 1922
 

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Page 460 - And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a garment of fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad.
Page 255 - WHEN all the world is young, lad, And all the trees are green ; And every goose a swan, lad, And every lass a queen ; Then hey for boot and horse, lad, And round the world away ; Young blood must have its course, lad, And every dog his day. When all the world is old, lad, And all the trees are brown ; And all the sport is stale, lad, And all the wheels run down ; Creep home, and take your place there,. The spent and maimed among : God grant you find one face there, You loved when all was young.
Page 457 - Then took Haman the apparel and the horse, and arrayed Mordecai, and brought him on horseback through the street of the city, and proclaimed before him, Thus shall it be done unto the man whom the king delighteth to honour.
Page 202 - Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.
Page 455 - On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.
Page 458 - ... for we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage. Then the king Ahasuerus answered and said unto Esther the queen, Who is he, and where is he, that durst presume in his heart to do so ? And Esther said, The adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman.
Page 449 - After these things did king Ahasuerus promote Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him, and set his seat above all the princes that were with him. And all the king's servants that were in the king's gate, bowed, and reverenced Haman ; for the king had so commanded concerning him. But Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence.
Page 402 - I thought of a mound in sweet Auburn Where a little head-stone stood; How the flakes were folding it gently, As did robins the babes in the wood. Up spoke our own little Mabel, Saying, "Father, who makes it snow?
Page 460 - Write ye also for the Jews, as it liketh you, in the king's name, and seal it with the king's ring : for the writing which is written in the king's name, and sealed with the king's ring, may no man reverse.
Page 67 - The wonderful air is over me, And the wonderful wind is shaking the tree — It walks on the water, and whirls the mills, And talks to itself on the top of the hills.

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