Booklets, Volume 18

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Chiswick Press, 1903 - Book clubs

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Page 33 - With darken'd eyelids, and their lashes yet From his late sobbing wet. And I, with moan, Kissing away his tears, left others of my own ; For, on a table drawn beside his head, He had put, within his reach, A box of counters and a...
Page 79 - O Woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made, When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! — Scarce were the piteous accents said, When, with the Baron's casque, the maid To the nigh streamlet ran.
Page 57 - Doth the pure soul with kingly presence grace, When he departs, comes the tent-pitcher, death, Strikes it, and moves to a new halting-place.
Page 48 - President put the vote of thanks to the meeting, which was carried by acclamation.
Page 10 - ALL Men are human Volumes, running on from Birth to Age ; Old Time turns silently our Leaves, and numbers every PageHe tried one day to count the Sette. " It's odd," said he, "but true : Odd Volumes number Twenty-one, but add up Fortytwo.
Page 16 - President said that after the speech to which they had just listened, he would...
Page 135 - Presidential work, and, alas ! I have left undone much that I ought to have done...
Page 28 - Brethren, let me thank you for the honour you have paid me and the confidence you have reposed in me ; and may the...

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