Transportation: Devoted to Travel and Traffic, Volumes 4 à 5

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Page 18 - Rule Britannia' — when you've sung 'God save the Queen' — When you've finished killing Kruger with your mouth — Will you kindly drop a shilling in my little tambourine For a gentleman in khaki ordered South?
Page 16 - O WELL for him whose will is strong ! He suffers, but he will not suffer long ; He suffers, but he cannot suffer wrong : For him nor moves the loud world's random mock, Nor all Calamity's hugest waves confound, Who seems a promontory of rock, That, compass'd round with turbulent sound, In middle ocean meets the surging shock, Tempest-buffeted, citadel-crown'd.
Page 14 - I trust is their destiny? — to console the afflicted; to add sunshine to daylight, by making the happy happier ; to teach the young and the gracious of every age to see, to think, and feel, and, therefore, to become more actively and securely virtuous...
Page 14 - I have not written down to the level of superficial observers and unthinking minds. Every great poet is a teacher: I wish either to be considered as a teacher, or as nothing.
Page 23 - Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off...
Page 15 - Binds it, and makes all error : and to KNOW Rather consists in opening out a way Whence the imprisoned splendour may escape. Than in effecting entry for a light Supposed to be without.
Page 14 - The building is plastered throughout and rendered sanitary and germ proof, so far as possible, in every instance. The staff in attendance are uniformed to grade according to universal custom. In the matter of equipment and appliances, everything is of the newest and best. A new litter attracts considerable attention ; it is carefully balanced and so arranged that one attendant can operate it easily and noiselessly, as it runs on two wheels about 20 inches in diameter, which are fitted with large...
Page 12 - ... feet. This form of construction lends itself readily to this picturesque reminder of the early struggles of our first missionaries. Color here, as everywhere throughout the grounds, adds its mantle of beauty to the odd, and in many cases obsolete, methods of construction, penetrating rather than clothing the building in the warm changing tints of the sunset. A low wandering adobe mission house covered with heavy red tiling, its weather stains retouched by the gorgeous rays of the departing sun,...
Page 12 - Thou best Philosopher, who yet dost keep Thy heritage; thou Eye among the blind, That, deaf and silent, read'st the eternal deep, Haunted for ever by the eternal mind, — Mighty Prophet! Seer blest! On whom those truths do rest Which we are toiling all our lives to find...

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