The Olympian: A Story of the City

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Harper & Brothers, 1912 - 417 halaman
 

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Halaman 176 - Motionless torrents ! silent cataracts! Who made you glorious as the gates of heaven Beneath the keen full moon ? Who bade the sun Clothe you with rainbows ? Who, with living flowers Of loveliest blue, spread garlands at your feet ?— God! let the torrents, like a shout of nations, Answer ! and let the ice-plains echo God!
Halaman 176 - Ye pine-groves, with your soft and soul-like sounds ! And they too have a voice, yon piles of snow, And in their perilous fall shall thunder, God!
Halaman 188 - But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun! Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon. Who is already sick and pale with grief. That thou her maid art far more fair than she...
Halaman 116 - Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country" instead, because it exactly fills out a 70-space line if you put a period at the end.
Halaman 189 - Let the sweet heavens endure, Not close and darken above me Before I am quite quite sure That there is one to love me; Then let come what come may To a life that has been so sad, I shall have had my day.
Halaman 310 - OR ever the knightly years were gone With the old world to the grave, I was a King in Babylon And you were a Christian Slave.
Halaman 177 - Dreamer devout, by vision led Beyond our guess or reach, The travail of his spirit bred Cities in place of speech. So huge the all-mastering thought that drove — So brief the term allowed — Nations, not words, he linked to prove His faith before the crowd.
Halaman 113 - PROMPTNESS. **On the great clock of time there is but one word — now." Note the sublime precision that leads the earth over a circuit of five Hundred millions of miles back to the solstice at the appointed moment without the loss of one second, — no, not the millionth part of a second, — for ages and ages of which it traveled that imperiled road.
Halaman 321 - And it seemed to these two as if there had been bared 3S8 to them, in this amazing spectacle of men and flame and machinery, the very birth-throes of the anguished Industrial Mother. Her ingots roared in the "wringers...

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