The Bowdoin Quill Volume 2-3

The Bowdoin Quill Volume 2-3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...--a good joke--and as his eye, wandering to the merry group in the corner where Louise, decked in his roses, was gayly entertaining several men, met Alf's com e hensive grin, he added to himself, " d it was on me, too, I fancy."--Robert Franklin Chapman, '00 'failure ECKON thy gains by failure, since success May measure but attempt too low to fail. In that which is of earth may might avail; He who would grasp the stars works guerdonless. The gods and heroes wrought with mighty stress, And of the end sad muses chant the tale: Their loss and assion moan in every gale, --They can but fai who fight for perfectness. Yet of the soul's endeavor be the test Not what is won, but what it is in sooth; That verity divine within the breast Failure's ennob ' mark commends to ruth Of little minds, too lind to know the best. Who has not failed, he has not fought for truth! HE old clock at the head. of the stairs ticked. slowly a n d steadily. _ The queer old face seemed to smile, and no wonder! It had stood. _.. in the same place for more than a hundred years, and had only stopped once, when, on account of the excitement caused by the surrender of General Lee, some one had forgotten to wind it, and it had run down. So it had seen many funny things. A little mouse came from somewhere in the dark corner behind the clock and started to climb up the tall, slippery case. Just as he reached the top, some wheels began to whir, and the clock struck one. With a frightened squeak the mouse ran down and disappeared in the corner just as a door opened at the end of the long upper hall, and a tall figure appeared through the gloom, passed the clock, went on down the stairs, and entered a room on the right. By a lamp which he lighted, it could...
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236927001
  • 9781236927002