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Page 58 - I SPRANG to the stirrup, and Joris, and he ; I galloped, Dirck galloped, we galloped all three ; " Good speed ! " cried the watch, as the gatebolts undrew ; "Speed...
Page 24 - BREATHES there the man, with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land ! Whose heart hath ne'er within him burned, As home his footsteps he hath turned, From wandering on a foreign strand...
Page 27 - And there was mounting in hot haste: the steed. The mustering squadron, and the clattering car. Went pouring forward with impetuous speed, And swiftly forming in the ranks of war...
Page 54 - Here will I hold. If there's a power above us — And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works — He must delight in virtue; And that which He delights in must be happy.
Page 38 - Wilt thou be gone ? it is not yet near day : It was the nightingale, and not the lark, That pierc'd the fearful hollow of thine ear ; Nightly she sings on yon pomegranate tree : Believe me, love, it was the nightingale.
Page 21 - You hear that boy laughing? You think he's all fun; But the angels laugh, too, at the good he has done; The children laugh loud as they troop to his call, And the poor man that knows him laughs loudest of all!
Page 174 - Words of one syllable or words of more than one syllable accented on the last, ending in a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double the final consonant before adding a suffix beginning with a vowel.
Page 37 - SOFTLY woo away her breath, Gentle Death! Let her leave thee with no strife, Tender, mournful, murmuring Life! She hath seen her happy day: — She hath had her bud and blossom: Now she pales and shrinks away, Earth, into thy gentle bosom! She hath done her bidding here, Angels dear! Bear her perfect soul above, Seraph of the skies, — sweet Love! Good she was, and fair in youth, And her mind was seen to soar, And her heart was wed to truth: Take her, then, for evermore, — For ever — evermore.