Toronto "called Back", from 1886-1850: Its Wonderful Growth and Grogress Especially as an Importing Centre, with the Development of Its Manufacturing Industries and Reminiscences ... 1864 to 1886 ...

author, 1886 - 356 sivua
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Sivu 338 - Is it far away in some region old, Where the rivers wander o'er sands of gold, Where the burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond lights up the secret mine, And the pearl gleams forth from the coral strand, Is it there, sweet mother, that better land ? Not there, not there, my child.
Sivu 158 - He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.
Sivu 338 - Not there, not there, my child! Is it where the feathery palm-trees rise, . And the date grows ripe under sunny skies ? Or 'midst the green islands of glittering seas, Where fragrant forests perfume the breeze, And strange bright birds on their starry wings, Bear the rich hues of all glorious things? Not there, not there, my child!
Sivu 271 - He tore out a reed, the great god Pan, From the deep cool bed of the river: The limpid water turbidly ran, And the broken lilies a-dying lay, And the dragon-fly had fled away, Ere he brought it out of the river.
Sivu 271 - He cut it short, did the great god Pan, (How tall it stood in the river !) Then drew the pith, like the heart of a man, Steadily from the outside ring, And notched the poor dry empty thing In holes, as he sat by the river. 'This is the way,' laughed the great god Pan, (Laughed while he sat by the river,) ' The only way, since gods began To make sweet music, they could succeed.
Sivu 12 - I HAVE observed, that a reader seldom peruses a book with pleasure, till he knows whether the writer of it be a black or a fair man, of a mild or choleric disposition, married or a bachelor, with other particulars of the like nature, that conduce very much to the right understanding of an author.
Sivu 261 - Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there: And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation.
Sivu 124 - The court itself slopes from the palace, and on each side is a plain range of buildings, erected by Louis XIV. for the use of the ministers. In front of those stand sixteen marble statues, twelve of which, until 1837, ornamented the Pont de la Concorde at Paris. Those on the right are Richelieu, Bayard, Colbert, Jourdan, Massena, Tourville, Duguay-Trouin, and...
Sivu 353 - Spirits, or strong waters, not being sweetened or mixed with any article, so that the degree of strength thereof cannot be ascertained by Sykes...

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