"Noblesse Oblige;": An English Story of To-day

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Strahan & Company, 1871 - English fiction - 604 pages

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Page 555 - The hand of the reaper Takes the ears that are hoary, But the voice of the weeper Wails manhood in glory. The autumn winds rushing Waft the leaves that are searest, But our flower was in flushing, When blighting was nearest.
Page 605 - The Year of Praise ; being Hymns with Tunes, for the Sundays and Holidays of the Year. Large type, with music, 3s. 6d. ; without music, is. Small type, with music, is. 6d; without music, 6d. Tonic Sol-fa Edition, crown 8vo, is.
Page 553 - CLOSE his eyes ; his work is done ! What to him is friend or foeman, Rise of moon or set of sun, Hand of man or kiss of woman ? Lay him low, lay him low, In the clover or the snow ! What cares he ? he cannot know ; Lay him low ! As man may, he fought his fight, Proved his truth by his endeavor ; Let him sleep in solemn night, Sleep forever and forever.
Page 243 - Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow : The rest is all but leather and prunella.

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