English Journal, Volume 2

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National Council of Teachers of English, 1913
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Page 179 - Like one, that on a lonesome road Doth walk in fear and dread, And having once turned round walks on, And turns no more his head; Because he knows, a frightful fiend Doth close behind him tread. (11. 446-51)
Page 418 - abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance; while the whole noise of timorous and flocking birds, with those also that love the twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would prognosticate a year of sects and schisms.
Page 356 - thee, and for thy maintenance commits his body to painful labor both by sea and land, to watch the night in storms, the day in cold, whilst thou liest warm at home, secure and safe; and craves no other tribute at thy hands but love, fair looks, and true obedience —too little payment for so great a debt.
Page 208 - I can do myself like any now going; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary common-place things and characters interesting, from the truth of the description and the sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity that such a gifted creature died so early!
Page 211 - now. But yet men are led away from threatening destruction; a hand is put into theirs which leads them forth gently toward a calm and bright land, so that they look no more backward; and the hand may be a little child's. A
Page 412 - So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.
Page 245 - Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms The lightning and the gale!
Page 179 - The Sun now rose upon the right: Out of the sea came he, Still hid in mist, and on the left Went down into the sea. (11. 83-86)
Page 210 - I wasn't brought up to be a lady, and I can't turn my mind to it. I like the working folks, and their victuals, and their ways. And," she ended passionately, "I'm promised to marry a working man, as'll live with father, and help me to take care of him.
Page 417 - I have had playmates, I have had companions, In my days of childhood, in my joyful school-days; All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.

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