Sunlit Days

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Little, Brown, 1915 - 392 halaman

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Halaman 342 - Build thee more stately mansions, 0 my soul, As the swift seasons roll ! Leave thy low-vaulted past! Let each new temple, nobler than the last, Shut thee from heaven with a dome more vast, Till thou at length art free, Leaving thine outgrown shell by life's unresting sea ! OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES.
Halaman 384 - my God, to Thee, Nearer to Thee, E'en though it be a cross That raiseth me; Still all my song shall be, Nearer, my God, to Thee, Nearer to Thee. * * * * There let the way appear, Steps unto heaven; All that Thou sendest me, In mercy given; Angels to beckon me, Nearer, my God, to Thee, Nearer to Thee! SARAH F. ADAMS.
Halaman 208 - Then shall I see it not too great, nor small, To suit my spirit and to prove my powers; Then shall I cheerful greet the laboring hours, And cheerful turn, when the long shadows fall At eventide, to play and love and rest, Because I know for me my work is best. HENRY VAN DYKE.
Halaman 289 - his coat and he took off his hat, And the first thing we knew he'd begun it. With a lift of his chin and a bit of a grin, Without any doubting or quiddit, He started to sing as he tackled the thing That couldn't be done — and he did
Halaman 168 - What doth the poor man's son inherit? Wishes o'erjoyed with humble things, A rank adjudged by toil-won merit, Content that from employment springs, A heart that in his labor sings; A heritage, it seems to me, A king might wish to hold in fee. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL.
Halaman 208 - market-place or tranquil room; Let me but find it in my heart to say, When vagrant wishes beckon me astray, " This is my work; my blessing, not my doom; Of all who live, I am the one by whom This work can best be done in the right way.
Halaman 289 - grin On his face. If he worried, he hid it. He started to sing as he tackled the thing That couldn't be done — and he did it! Somebody scoffed: "Oh, you'll never do that — At least, no one ever has done it;
Halaman 218 - Lo ! here hath been dawning Another blue day ; Think wilt thou let it Slip useless away? Out of Eternity This new day is born ; Into Eternity At night will return. Behold it aforetime No eye ever did; So soon it forever From all eyes is hid. Here hath been dawning Another blue day; Think wilt thou let it Slip useless away ? THOMAS CARLYLE.
Halaman 229 - affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts. Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details, worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour. If we refused, or rather used up, such paltry information as we get, the oracles would distinctly inform us how this might be done.
Halaman 356 - and better. Somehow he gets thoughtful, sitting by himself so much, and thinks the strangest things you ever heard. He told me, coming home, that he hoped people saw him in the church, because he was a cripple, and it might be pleasant to them to remember upon Christmas Day, who made lame beggars walk and blind men see.

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