A Book of Golden Deeds of All Times and All Lands

Columbian Publishing Company, 1891 - 298 sidor

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Sida 293 - I, even I, am he that comforteth you : who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass ; And forgettest the Lord thy maker, that hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth...
Sida 27 - But with a crash like thunder Fell every loosened beam, And like a dam, the mighty wreck Lay right athwart the stream: And a long shout of triumph Rose from the walls of Rome, As to the highest turret-tops Was splashed the yellow foam.
Sida 148 - I pray you Master Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself.
Sida 25 - Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate : 'To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late; And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods...
Sida 58 - And Mattathias cried throughout the city with a loud voice, saying, Whosoever is zealous of the law, and maintaineth the covenant, let him follow me.
Sida 103 - As hope and joy ne'er knew. Oh ! lovely are ye, Love and Faith, Enduring to the last ! She had her meed — one smile in death — And his worn spirit passed ! While even as o'er a martyr's grave She knelt on that sad spot, And, weeping, blessed the God who gave Strength to forsake it not I IMELDA.
Sida 35 - The slain were buried where they fell; and in their honour, nor less in honour of those who died before Leonidas sent the allies away, an inscription was set up, which said : Here did four thousand men from Pelops" land Against three hundred myriads bravely stand.
Sida 25 - Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may; I, with two more to help me, Will hold the foe in play. In yon strait path a thousand May well be stopped by three. Now who will stand on either hand, And keep the bridge with me?" Then out spake Spurius Lartius; A Ramnian proud was he: "Lo, I will stand at thy right hand, And keep the bridge with thee.
Sida 76 - I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand — his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low— And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder-shower; and now The arena swims around him — he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hail'd the wretch who won.
Sida 35 - This was for the Lacedaemonians. The seer had the following: The great Megistias' tomb you here may view, Whom slew the Medes, fresh from Spercheius' fords. Well the wise seer the coming death foreknew, Yet scorned he to forsake his Spartan lords.

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