VICTORY

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Page 388 - Ah, Davidson, woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love — and to put its trust in life!
Page 399 - PRESCOTT, WILLIAM H. The Conquest of Mexico and The Conquest of Peru.
Page xiv - This bestial apparition and a certain enormous buck nigger encountered in Haiti only a couple of months afterwards have fixed my conception of blind, furious, unreasoning rage, as manifested in the human animal, to the end of my days. Of the nigger I used to dream for years afterwards.
Page 158 - Are we likely to be seen on our way?" "No, unless by native craft," said Schomberg. Ricardo nodded, satisfied. Both these white men looked on native life as a mere play of shadows. A play of shadows the dominant race could walk through unaffected and disregarded in the pursuit of its incomprehensible aims and needs. No. Native craft did not count, of course. It was an empty, solitary part of the sea, Schomberg expounded further. Only the Ternate mail-boat crossed that region about the 8th of every...
Page 209 - ... encounters of a world in which love itself rests as much on antagonism as on attraction. His mental attitude was that of a man looking this way and that on a piece of writing which he is unable to decipher, but which may be big with some revelation. He didn't know what to say. All he found to add waź "I don't even understand what I have done or left undone to distress you like this.
Page 91 - For every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early and the human race come to an end.
Page 386 - Exulting, she saw herself extended on the bed, in a black dress, and profoundly at peace; while, stooping over her with a kindly, playful smile, he was ready to lift her up in his firm arms and take her into the sanctuary of his innermost heart — for ever! The flush of rapture flooding her whole being broke out in a smile of innocent, girlish happiness; and with that divine radiance on her lips she breathed her last, triumphant, seeking for his glance in the shades of death. XIV "YES, Excellency...
Page 400 - THE POEMS AND PLAYS OF TENNYSON. 643. DEWEY, JOHN. Intelligence in the Modern World: John Dewey's Philosophy.
Page 399 - THE POEMS AND PLAYS OF ROBERT BROWNING. Gi8. ELEVEN PLAYS OF HENRIK IBSEN. Gig. THE COMPLETE WORKS OF HOMER.
Page 177 - Apparently it was too long for me." " Well, you were thinking of me, anyhow. I am glad of it. Do you know, it seems to me, somehow, that if you were to stop thinking of me I shouldn't be in the world at all!

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