The Century: A Popular Quarterly, 87 tomas

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Scribner & Company, 1914

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604 psl. - Physically speaking, we cannot separate — we cannot remove our respective sections from each other, nor build an impassable wall between them. A husband and wife may be divorced and go out of the presence and beyond the reach of each other, but the different parts of our country cannot do this.
438 psl. - From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
457 psl. - Under its sway we shall have an ideal State, in which the surplus wealth of the few will become, in the best sense, the property of the many, because administered for the common good...
232 psl. - The Unseen Playmate When children are playing alone on the green, In comes the playmate that never was seen. When children are happy and lonely and good, The Friend of the Children comes out of the wood. Nobody heard him and nobody saw, His is a picture you never could draw, But he's sure to be present, abroad or at home, When children are happy and playing alone.
232 psl. - By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
230 psl. - And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about threescore furlongs.
190 psl. - In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God ; all things were made by him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.
613 psl. - The other parts are but marginal borders to it, the magnificent region sloping west from the rocky mountains to the Pacific, being the deepest, and also the richest, in undeveloped resources. In the production of provisions, grains, grasses, and all which proceed from them, this great interior region is naturally one of the most important in the...
289 psl. - But be his My special thanks, whose even-balanced soul, From first youth tested up to extreme old age, Business could not make dull, nor passion wild ; Who saw life steadily, and saw it whole ; The mellow glory of the Attic stage, Singer of sweet Colonus, and its child.
385 psl. - THE RIVER All other waters have their time of peace. Calm, or the turn of tide or summer drought; But on these bars the tumults never cease, In violent death this river passes out. Brimming she goes, a bloody-coloured rush Hurrying her heaped disorder, rank on rank, Bubbleless speed so still that in the hush One hears the mined earth dropping from the bank, Slipping in little falls whose tingeings drown, Sunk by the waves for ever pressing on. Till with a stripping crash the tree goes down, Its washing...

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