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Strana 18 - Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth ; keep the door of my lips.
Strana 24 - A rose's brief bright life of joy, Such unto him was given ; Go — thou must play alone, my boy ! Thy brother is in heaven ! ' ' " And has he left his birds and flowers, And must I call in vain ? And, through the long, long summer hours, Will he not come again ? And by the brook; and in the glade, Are all our wanderings o'er ? Oh, while my brother with me played, Would I had loved him more ! '
Strana 23 - CALL my brother back to me ; I cannot play alone ; The summer comes with flower and bee — Where is my brother gone ?
Strana 18 - Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath...
Strana 93 - If we are defeated, we are too many ; but if it please God to give us the victory, as I trust he will, the smaller our number, the greater our glory.
Strana 81 - Yes, proof was plain that since the day On which the traveller thus had died, The dog had watched about the spot, Or by his master's side: How nourished here for such long time He knows who gave that love sublime, And gave that strength of feeling, great Above all human estimate.
Strana 62 - The wise and active conquer difficulties, By daring to attempt them. Sloth and folly Shiver and shrink at sight of toil and hazard, And make th
Strana 58 - He lived — for life may long be borne Ere sorrow break its chain ; Why comes not death to those who mourn ? He never smiled again ! There stood proud forms around his throne, The stately and the brave, But which could fill the place of one...
Strana 82 - Llewelyn's sorrow proved. And there he hung his horn and spear, And there, as evening fell, In fancy's ear he oft would hear Poor Gelert's dying yell. And till great Snowdon's rocks grow old, And cease the storm to brave, The consecrated spot shall hold The name of
Strana 92 - ... survey of the country from a rising ground, and saw that it was equally impossible to retreat or to advance without a, battle. He therefore resolved to hazard one the next morning, and sent his faithful Welsh squire, David Gam, to reconnoitre the number of the French army. Gam's blunt account was that "there were enough to fight, enough to be killed, and enough to run away.

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