The Onward reciter ed. by W. Darrah, Volume 13

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William Darrah
1884
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Page 4 - Other refuge have I none; Hangs my helpless soul on Thee; Leave, ah, leave me not alone, Still support and comfort me. All my trust on Thee is stayed, All my help from Thee I bring; Cover my defenceless head With the shadow of Thy wing.
Page 96 - I live for those who love me, For those who know me true ; For the Heaven that smiles above me, And awaits my spirit too ; For the cause that lacks assistance, For the wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that I can do.
Page 173 - They are idols of hearts and of households; They are angels of God in disguise; His sunlight still sleeps in their tresses, His glory still gleams in their eyes; Those truants from home and from heaven — They have made me more manly and mild; And I know now how Jesus could liken The kingdom of God to a child!
Page 96 - I LIVE for those who love me, Whose hearts are kind and true ; For the heaven that smiles above me...
Page 172 - When it wakes to the pulse of the past, Ere the world and its wickedness made me A partner of sorrow and sin, — When the glory of God was about me, And the glory of gladness within.
Page 70 - Come fluttering o'er me in gilded wings ; A hand that is strangely soft and fair Caresses gently my tangled hair, And a voice like the carol of some wild bird The sweetest voice that was ever heard — Calls me many a dear pet name, Till my heart and...
Page 119 - Strength for to-day is all that we need, As there never will be a to-morrow ; For to-morrow will prove but another to-day, With its measure of joy and sorrow.
Page 79 - Mr. Socrates Snooks, I perceive you agree to my terms by your looks: Now Socrates — hear me— from this happy hour, If you'll only obey me, I'll never look sour.
Page 79 - ... was certainly true; For the lovely Xantippe just pulled off her shoe, And laying about her, all sides at random, The adage was verified — "Nil desperandum.
Page 173 - I shut them from breaking a rule ; My frown is sufficient correction ; My love is the law of the school. I shall leave the old house in the autumn. To traverse its threshold no more: Ah ! how I shall sigh for the dear ones, That meet me each morn at the door ! I shall miss the

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