Travels in Search of a Settler's Guide-book of America and Canada

Trübner & Company, 1884 - 148 sivua
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Sivu 24 - Books, maps, lithographic prints, -and charts, specially imported, not more than two copies in any one invoice, in good faith, for the use of...
Sivu 13 - I strove with none, for none was worth my strife. Nature I loved and, next to Nature, Art; I warmed both hands before the fire of life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart.
Sivu 63 - And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Sivu 138 - The hills have been high for man's mounting, The woods have been dense for his axe, The stars have been thick for his counting, The sands have been wide for his tracks, The sea has been deep for his diving, The poles have been broad for his sway, But bravely he's proved in his striving, That "Where there's a will there's a way.
Sivu 142 - His steel-bright arm, and shields thee from the guile And hurt of France. Secure, with august smile, Thou sittest, and the East its tribute brings. Some say thy old-time power is on the wane, Thy moon of grandeur filled, contracts at length — They see it darkening down from less to less. Let but a hostile hand make threat again, And they shall see thee in thy ancient strength, Each iron sinew quivering, lioness ! ENAMORED AECHITECT OF AIRY EIIYME. "CNAMOEED architect of airy rhyme, Build as thou...
Sivu 135 - Thinner wanes the rural village, Smokier lies the fallow plain — Shrinks the cornfields' pleasant tillage, Fades the orchard's rich domain ; And a banished population Festers in the fetid street : — Give us, God, to save our nation. Less of cotton, more of wheat. Take us back to lea and wild wood, Back to nature and to Thee ! To the child restore his childhood — To the man his dignity!
Sivu 134 - But man's volcanoes never rest. Women, children, men were toiling, Locked in dungeons close and black, Life's fast-failing thread uncoiling Round the wheel, the modern rack! E'en the very stars seemed troubled With the mingled fume and roar; The city like...
Sivu 93 - Or his deserts are small. Who dares not pat it to the touch, To win or lose it all.

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