The Fall of the Curtain

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A. L. Burt, 1901 - 410 pages
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Page 19 - Unaffrighted by the silence round them, Undistracted by the sights they see, These demand not that the things without them Yield them love, amusement, sympathy.
Page 361 - In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote. Then the king's countenance was changed, and his thoughts troubled him, so that the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.
Page 328 - Hotly charged — and sank at last. Charge once more, then, and be dumb! Let the victors, when they come, When the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall!
Page 218 - WILT thou have this man to thy wedded husband, " to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of matrimony? Wilt thou obey him, and serve him, love, honor, and keep him in sickness and in health ; and, forsaking all others, keep thee only unto him, so long as ye both shall live ? The Woman shall answer : I will.
Page 56 - Come, fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring Your Winter-garment of Repentance fling: The Bird of Time has but a little way To flutter — and the Bird is on the Wing.
Page 218 - To have and to hold for better for worse for richer for poorer in sickness and in health to love and to cherish.
Page 19 - WEARY of myself, and sick of asking What I am, and what I ought to be, At this vessel's prow I stand, which bears me Forwards, forwards, o'er the starlit sea. And a look of passionate desire O'er the sea and to the stars I send: 'Ye who from my childhood up have calm'd me, Calm me, ah, compose me to the end! Ah, once more...
Page 285 - Com me dans les étangs, assoupis sous les bois Dans plus d'une ame, on voit deux choses a la fois : Le...
Page 125 - I often coaxed mother to run about and see some of the neighbors' dogs with me. But she never would, and I would not leave her. So, from morning to night we had to sneak about, keeping out of Jenkins* way as much as we could, and yet trying to keep him in sight. He always sauntered about with a pipe in his mouth, and his hands in his pockets, growling first at his wife and children, and then at his dumb creatures. I have not told what became of my brothers and sisters. One rainy day, when we were...
Page 170 - Church, and went shuffling down that narrow, dark alley in the same slow preoccupied manner, his hands behind his back, his head bent, his eyes on the pavement. In this way he reached his house, the house that Lady Mane had loved to fill with "smart...

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