Gentlemen at Arms

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Doubleday, Page, 1918 - 335 pagine
 

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Pagina 335 - Who God doth late and early pray More of his grace than gifts to lend; And entertains the harmless day With a religious book or friend — This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise or fear to fall: Lord of himself, though not of lands, And, having nothing, yet hath all.
Pagina 313 - ... renounce the devil and all his works, and constantly believe God's holy word, and obediently keep his commandments. I demand therefore, DOST thou, in the name of this child, renounce the devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world, with all covetous desires of the same, and the carnal desires of the flesh, so that thou wilt not follow nor be led by them ? Answ.
Pagina 330 - Is happy as a Lover; and attired With sudden brightness, like a Man inspired; And through the heat of conflict, keeps the law In calmness made, and sees what he foresaw...
Pagina 102 - YES ! in the sea of life enisled, With echoing straits between us thrown, Dotting the shoreless watery wild, We mortal millions live alone. The islands feel the enclasping flow, And then their endless bounds they know. But when the moon their hollows lights, And they are swept by balms of spring, And in their glens, on starry nights, The nightingales divinely sing...
Pagina 319 - WHAT of the faith and fire within us Men who march away...
Pagina 167 - It's Tommy this and Tommy that, and chuck him out, the brute. But he's the savior of his country when the guns begin to shoot.
Pagina 299 - Misbehaving before the enemy in such a manner as to show cowardice...
Pagina vii - Husbandmen," are all based on the experiences of the writer when serving in France and elsewhere, or on those of fellow-officers with whom he has been brought into contact.
Pagina 181 - He took a long swig of whiskey, and he wiped his mouth with the back of his hand as he gritted his teeth.
Pagina 35 - With one old things are passed away, and all things have become new.

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