Current Literature Volume 22

Current Literature Volume 22

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...spread, But I'm glad that the fools are not all dead!" The Gamblers Barry Pain Black and White What are the careless yellow stars A-scattered down the sky? They are the golden pieces that On the card-table lie. Day with her white hand sweeps them up, Triumphant her disdain; Night waits, and with sure patience wins Her losses back again. Tired now, for that last game they look Which shall decide the play; I wonder whether Time will stop By night or day? Recessional Rudyard Kipling London Timcs God of our fathers, known of old Lord of our far-flung battle-line--Beneath Whose awful Hand we hold Dominion over palm and pine--Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget--lest we forget! See Gossip of Authors, page 238. t Printed by request. See Open Questions, page 288. The tumult and the shouting dies--The captains and the kings depart; Still stands Thine ancient Sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart. Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget--lest we forget! Far-called our navies melt away--On dune and headland sinks the fire--Lo, all our pomp of yesterday Is one with Nineveh and Tyre! Judge of the Nations, spare us yet, Lest we forget--lest we forget! If drunk with sight of power, we loose Wild tongues that have not Thee in awe--Such boasting as the Gentiles use Or lesser breeds without the Law--Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget--lest we forget! For heathen heart that puts her trust In reeking tube and iron shard--All valiant dust that builds on dust, And guarding calls not Thee to guard--For frantic boast and foolish word, Thy Mercy on Thy People, Lord! Amen. The White Wolfs Cry...J. J. Roche...Harper's Weekly We are the Chosen People--look at the hue of our skins! Others are black or yellow--that more

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  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,057g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123697655X
  • 9781236976550