The Lady and the Pirate: Being the Plain Tale of a Diligent Pirate and a Fair Captive

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Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1913 - 436 pages
 

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Page 97 - 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 393 - ... a hundred innocent pleasures that bring no pain or remorse; a devotion to the right that will never swerve; a simple religion empty of all bigotry, full of trust and hope and love — and to such a philosophy this world will give up all the empty joy it has.
Page 389 - Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events.
Page 81 - that you are an actor of just such a part as is assigned you by the Poet of the play; of a short part, if the part be short; of a long part, if it be long. Should He wish you to act the part of a beggar, take care to act it naturally and nobly ; and the same if it be the part of a lame man, or a ruler, or a private man ; for this is in your power, to act well the part assigned to you ; but to choose that part is the function of another.
Page 389 - ... themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the Eternal was stirring at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all their being. And we are now men, and must accept in the highest mind the...
Page 389 - And we are now men, and must accept in the highest mind the same transcendent- destiny ; and not minors and invalids in a protected corner, not cowards fleeing before a revolution, but guides, redeemers, and benefactors, obeying the Almighty effort, and advancing on Chaos and the Dark.
Page 200 - He loves me he loves me not he loves me he loves me not...
Page 205 - When I deepened my contacts with Stefan, and I was still a university student at the time, the first thing he did was to hand me a copy of Maxwell's papers and since at that time I did not understand a word of English, he also gave me an English grammar; I had received a dictionary from my father.
Page 197 - give me your parole that you will not try to escape, and I will walk with you among yonder flowers.
Page 211 - I was going to say, as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb, but of course I don't know about what she'll say.

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