The Palace of Mirrors: And Other Essays

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Murray Press, 1911 - 142 страници
 

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Страница 125 - Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
Страница 16 - There are loyal hearts, there are spirits brave, There are souls that are pure and true; Then give to the world the best you have, And the best will come back to you.
Страница 125 - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
Страница 60 - ... a hundred innocent pleasures that bring no pain or remorse ; a devotion to the right that will never swerve; a simple religion empty of all bigotry, full of trust and hope and love — and to such a philosophy this world will give up all the empty joy it has.
Страница 7 - The stranger at my fireside cannot see The forms I see, nor hear the sounds I hear ; He but perceives what is ; while unto me All that has been is visible and clear.
Страница 16 - For life is the mirror of king and slave; 'Tis just what we are and do; Then give to the world the best you have, And the best will come back to you.
Страница 44 - Behold I stand at the door and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in, and sup with him and he with me.
Страница 31 - ... liver and fortune are entirely at your disposal ;" or putting a delicate question, " Amanda, have you a midriff to bestow ?" But custom has settled these things, and awarded the seat of sentiment to the aforesaid triangle, while its less fortunate neighbors wait at animal and anatomical distance. Not many sounds in life, and I include all urban and rural sounds, exceed in interest a knock at the door. It " gives a very echo to the throne where hope is seated.
Страница 125 - Roll on, sweet days of the world's emancipation ! when the mountains and the hills shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the wood shall clap their hands...

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