Transportation: Devoted to Travel and Traffic, Volumes 6 à 7


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Page 23 - break' not rhymed with 'freak'? Will you tell me why it's true We say 'sew,' but likewise 'few,' And the maker of a verse Cannot cap his 'horse' with 'worse'? 'Beard' sounds not the same as 'heard' ; 'Cord' is different from 'word' ; 'Cow' is cow, but 'low' is low ; 'Shoe
Page 12 - Oh, Christ! it is a goodly sight to see What Heaven hath done for this delicious land: What fruits of fragrance blush on every tree! What goodly prospects o'er the hills expand!
Page 19 - And the pleasant watercourses, You could trace them through the valley, By the rushing in the Spring-time, By the alders in the Summer, By the white fog in the Autumn, By the black line in the Winter; And...
Page 1 - Locomotives. Adapted to every variety of service, and built accurately to gauges and templates after standard designs, or to railroad companies' drawings. Like parts of different engines of same class perfectly interchangeable. ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVES AND ELECTRIC CAR TRUCKS WITH APPROVED MOTORS.
Page 15 - Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
Page 29 - The day returns and brings us the petty round of irritating concerns and duties. Help us to play the man, help us to perform them with laughter and kind faces, let cheerfulness abound with industry. Give us to go blithely on our business all this day, bring us to our resting beds weary and content and undishonored, and grant us in the end the gift of sleep.
Page 17 - Then marched the brave from rocky steep, From mountain river swift and cold ; The borders of the stormy deep, The vales where gathered waters sleep, Sent up the strong and bold, — As if the very earth again Grew quick with God's creating breath. And, from the sods of grove and glen, Rose ranks of lion-hearted men To battle to the death...
Page 23 - blood' and 'food' and 'good'; 'Mould' is not pronounced like 'could'. Wherefore 'done', but 'gone' and 'lone'? Is there any reason known? And, in short, it seems to me Sounds and letters disagree.
Page 16 - To grant such literary honors as are usually granted by any university, college, or seminary of learning in the United States, and in testimony thereof to give suitable diplomas under their seal, and the signature of such officers of the corporation and the institution as they shall deem expedient; 11.
Page 21 - All alone, And who tolling, tolling, tolling, In that muffled monotone, Feel a glory in so rolling On the human heart a stone They are neither man nor woman They are neither brute nor human They are Ghouls: And their king it is who tolls; And he rolls, rolls, rolls, Rolls A paean from the bells!

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