Niagara Index, Svazek 16

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Niagara University, 1883

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Strana 169 - Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like airs as carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
Strana 114 - Don't take too much advice — keep at your helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work.
Strana 99 - Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks: Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw does pierce it.
Strana 159 - LET Erin remember the days of old, Ere her faithless sons betrayed her ; When Malachi wore the collar of gold Which he won from her proud invader...
Strana 218 - His victories are by demonstration of superiority, and not by crossing of bayonets. He conquers because his arrival alters the face of affairs. "O lole! how did you know that Hercules was a god?" "Because," answered lole, "I was content the moment my eyes fell on him. When I beheld Theseus, I desired that I might see him offer battle, or at least guide his horses in the chariot-race; but Hercules did not wait for a contest; he conquered whether he stood, or walked, or sat, or whatever thing he did.
Strana 44 - Lord Palmerston then entered on his head, a white hat upon his feet, large but well-polished boots upon his brow, a dark cloud in his hand, his faithful walking-stick in his eye, a menacing glare saying nothing.
Strana 114 - Put potatoes in a cart over a rough road, and the small ones go to the bottom. Rise above the envious and jealous. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination, with a right motive, are the levers that move the world.
Strana 210 - one half of the world does not know how the other half lives.
Strana 136 - In the lexicon of youth, which Fate reserves For a bright manhood, there is no such word As — -fail!
Strana 67 - Being asked if he had anything to say why sentence should not be pronounced upon him, Brown rose, and said: — ' I have, may it please the Court, a few words to say.

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