A Quotation-Book for Grammar Grades; With Selections for All the Special Days in the School Year

A Quotation-Book for Grammar Grades; With Selections for All the Special Days in the School Year

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... that deform it. Hearts as frozen as your own To that radiance gather; You will soon forget to moan, "Ah! the cheerless weather!" If the world's "a vale of tears," Smile till rainbows span it; Breathe the love that life endears--Clear from clouds to fan it. APPEARANCES DECEITFUL. Who shall judge man from his manner? Who shall know him by his dress? Paupers may be fit for palaces, Princes fit for nothing else. Crumpled shirt and dirty jacket May beclothe the golden ore Of the deepest thoughts and feelings--Satin vest can do no more. TJ. S. GEANT. Grant, --greatest of American soldiers, the product of an iron will and of a stern necessity.--Brooks. THINK, SPEAK, AND LIVE TRULY. Think truly and thy thought Shall the world famine, feed; Speak truly, and thy word Shall be a fruitful seed; Live truly, and thy life shall be A great and noble creed. A RULE FOR EVERY DAY. See some good picture--in nature, if possible, or on canvas--hear a page of the best music, or read a great poem daily. You will always find a free half-hour for one or the other, and at the end of the year your mind will shine with such an accumulation of jewels as will astonish even yourself.--Longfellow. FLAG OF THE BRAVE. Flag of the brave! thy folds shall fly, The sign of hope and triumph high, When speaks the signal trumpet-tone, And the long line comes gleaming on; Ere yet the life-blood, warm and wet, Has dimm'd the glistening bayonet, Each soldier eye shall brightly turn To where thy sky-born glories burn, And as his springing steps advance Catch war and vengeance from the glance.--/. R. Drake. RIGHT OR WRONG. A hundred years hence what difference will it make whether you were rich or poor, a peer or a peasant? But what difference may it not make...
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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236760433
  • 9781236760432