The World's Progress: With Illustrative Texts from Masterpieces of Egyptian, Hebrew, Greek, Latin, Modern European and American Literature; Fully Illustrated, Volume 5
Delphian Society, 1911 - Civilization
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Page 46 - Hath He marks to lead me to Him, If He be my Guide ? " In His feet and hands are wound-prints, And His side.
Page 46 - If I ask Him to receive me, Will He say me nay ? "Not till earth and not till heaven Pass away.
Page 241 - THE hosts of Don Rodrigo were scattered in dismay, When lost was the eighth battle, nor heart nor hope had they ; He, when he saw that field was lost, and all his hope was flown, He turned him from his flying host, and took his way alone.
Page 133 - ATHELSTAN King, Lord among Earls, Bracelet-bestower and Baron of Barons, He with his brother, Edmund Atheling, Gaining a lifelong Glory in battle, Slew with the sword-edge There by Brunanburh, Brake the shield-wall, Hew'd the lindenwood,2 Hack'd the battleshield, Sons of Edward with hammer'd brands.
Page 363 - A few in fear, Flying away from him whose boast it was,* That the grass grew not where his horse had trod, Gave birth to VENICE.
Page 451 - Nine times already since my birth had the heaven of light returned to the selfsame point almost, as concerns its own revolution, when first the glorious Lady of my mind was made manifest to mine eyes ; even she who was called Beatrice by many who knew not wherefore...
Page 59 - I speaking, and weeping in the most bitter contrition of my heart, when lo ! I heard from a neighbouring house a voice, as of boy or girl, I know not, chanting, and oft repeating, "Take up and read; Take up and read.
Page 241 - Last night I was the King of Spain — to-day no king am I ; Last night fair castles held my train — to-night where shall I lie? Last night a hundred pages did serve me on the knee — To-night not one I call my own — not one pertains to me.
Page 86 - For into Paradise go none but such folk as I shall tell thee now : Thither go these same old priests, and halt old men and maimed, who all day and night cower continually before the altars and in the crypts ; and such folk as wear old amices and old clouted frocks, and naked folk and shoeless, and covered with sores, perishing of hunger and thirst, and of cold, and of little ease. These be they that go into Paradise; with them have I naught to make.