The Train

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Page 54 - I sit with sad civility, I read With honest anguish, and an aching head; And drop at last, but in unwilling ears, This saving counsel, 'Keep your piece nine years.
Page 256 - My fairest child, I have no song to give you ; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and gray : Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long : And so make life, death, and that vast for-ever One grand, sweet song.
Page 216 - The best in this kind are but shadows ; and the worst are no worse, if imagination amend them.
Page 285 - THE SEA THE Sea! the Sea! the open Sea! The blue, the fresh, the ever free ! Without a mark, without a bound, It runneth the earth's wide regions 'round; It plays with the clouds; it mocks the skies; Or like a cradled creature lies.
Page 233 - A plane rectilineal angle is the inclination of two straight lines to one another, which meet together, but are not in the same straight line.
Page 256 - Sparkled and gleamed on the limbs of the nymphs, and the coils of the mermen. Onward they went in their joy, bathed round with the fiery coolness, Needing nor sun nor moon, self-lighted, immortal : but others, Pitiful, floated in silence apart ; in their bosoms the sea-boys, • Slain by the wrath of the seas, swept down by the anger of...
Page 351 - The Lord bless us and keep us, the Lord lift up the light of his countenance upon us, and give us peace this night and for" When the rough voice of the saddler broke through the prayer, with,
Page 234 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.
Page 281 - Bow, Yet barring all Pother, the one and the other, Were all of them Kings in their turn.
Page 233 - If two lines are such that they cannot coincide in any two points without coinciding altogether, each of them is called a straight line.

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