The Magazine of History, with Notes and Queries: Extra number, Issues 73-76

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W. Abbatt, 1922 - History

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Page 20 - Aid the dawning tongue and pen; Aid it, hopes of honest men; Aid it, paper — aid it type, — Aid it, for the hour is ripe, And our earnest must not slacken Into play; Men of thought and men of action, Clear the way!
Page 78 - I had known him before, and without any salutations, he asked me where I was going. I told him I was going to...
Page 48 - If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how — the very best I can ; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
Page 194 - God hath made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on the face of the earth...
Page 3 - E'en on the edge that wrought her death, Dying, she breathes her sweetest breath, As if to token in her fall, Peace to her foes, and Love to all.
Page 6 - What gives the wheat-field blades of steel? What points the rebel cannon? What sets the roaring rabble's heel On the old star-spangled pennon? What breaks the oath Of the men o
Page 20 - Aid the dawning, tongue and pen ; Aid it, hopes of honest men ; Aid it, paper — aid it, type — Aid it, for the hour is ripe, And our earnest must not slacken Into...
Page 6 - WE wait beneath the furnace-blast The pangs of transformation ; Not painlessly doth God recast And mould anew the nation. Hot burns the fire Where wrongs expire ; Nor spares the hand That from the land Uproots the ancient evil.

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