Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 15

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Macmillan and Company, 1867

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Page 43 - Fresh as the first beam glittering on a sail, That brings our friends up from the underworld, Sad as the last which reddens over one That sinks with all we love below the verge; So sad, so fresh, the days that are no more.
Page 249 - His sword was in its sheath, His fingers held the pen, When Kempenfelt went down With twice four hundred men.
Page 67 - The dripping sailor on the reeling mast Exults to bear, and scorns to wish it past. Where lies the land to which the ship would go ? Far, far ahead, is all her seamen know.
Page 139 - The body of my brother's son Stood by me, knee to knee: The body and I pulled at one rope But he said nought to me. "I fear thee, ancient Mariner!
Page 68 - Linked arm in arm, how pleasant here to pace; Or, o'er the stern reclining, watch below The foaming wake far widening as we go. On stormy nights when wild north-westers rave, How proud a thing to fight with wind and wave!
Page 70 - Ashes to ashes, dust to dust; As of the unjust, also of the just — Yea, of that Just One too. This is the one sad Gospel that is true, Christ is not risen.
Page 313 - He hath not beheld iniquity in Jacob, neither hath he seen perverseness in Israel : the Lord his God is with him, and the shout of a king is among them.
Page 44 - Happy the man - and happy he alone He who can call today his own, He who, secure within, can say 'Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today: Be fair or foul or rain or shine, The joys I have possessed in spite of Fate are mine: Not Heaven itself upon the Past has power, But what has been has been, and I have had my hour.
Page 72 - There is no God,' the wicked saith, ' And truly it's a blessing, For what He might have done with us It's better only guessing.' ' There is no God,' a youngster thinks, ' Or really, if there may be, He surely didn't mean a man Always to be a baby.'
Page 279 - I may have said things which a profound observer of national character would hesitate to sanction, though never any, I verily believe, that had not more or less of truth. If they be true, there is no reason in the world why they should not be said. Not an Englishman of them all ever spared America for courtesy's sake or kindness...

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