Noble Womanhood: A Series of Biographical Sketches

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Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1894 - 361 страници

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Страница 146 - I am going to my Father's, and, though with great difficulty I am got hither, yet now I do not repent me of all the troubles I have been at to arrive where I am. My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.
Страница 340 - :— " To thee the love of woman hath gone down, Dark flow thy tides o'er manhood's noble head, O'er youth's bright locks and beauty's flowery crown, Yet must thou hear a voice—Restore the Dead ! Earth shall reclaim her precious things from thee— Restore the Dead, thou Sea !
Страница 146 - I have been at to arrive where I am. My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.'
Страница 122 - The harmony of colour, the rich warm brown of the stones with the intense gold, was not a combination we should have struck out. My favourite mountain verse is, ' Unto Thee, O Lord, do we give thanks, for that Thy name is near Thy wondrous works declare.
Страница 85 - On England's annals, through the long Hereafter of her speech and song, That light its rays shall cast From portals of the past. A lady with a lamp shall stand In the great history of the land, A noble type of good, Heroic womanhood ? Nor even shall be wanting here The palm, the lily, and the spear, The symbols that of yore Saint Filomena bore.
Страница 259 - I am no longer eager, bold, and strong, All that is past ; I am ready not to do At last—at last. My half-day's work is done, And this is all my part. I give a patient God My patient heart.
Страница 84 - Her shadow, as it falls Upon the darkening walls. As if a door in heaven should be Opened and then closed suddenly, The vision came and went, The light shone and was

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