The Railroad Worker Volume 16

The Railroad Worker Volume 16

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...Trainman. SOME TIME, SOME WHERE. Some time, when all life's lessons have been learned, And sun and stars forevermore have set, The things which our weak judgment here has spurned, The things o'er which we grieved with lashes wet, Will flash before us out of life's dark night, As stars shine most in deeper tints of blue, And we shall see how all God's plans were right And how what seemed reproof was love most true. And if, some time, commingled with life's wine, We find the wormwood, and rebel and shrink, Be sure a wiser hand than yours or mine Pours out this potion for our lips to drink. And if some friend we love is lying low, Where human kisses cannot reach his face, Oh! do not blame the loving Father so, But bear your sorrow with obedient grace. And you shall shortly know that lengthened breath Is not the sweetest gift God send His friend, And that sometimes the sable pall of death Conceals the fairest boon His love can send. If we could push ajar the gates of life, And stand within and all God's working see, Wc could interpret all this doubt and strife, And for each mystery could find a key. But not today. Then be content, poor heart: God's plans, like lilies pure and white, unfold; We must not tear the close shut leaves apart; Time will reveal the calyxes of gold. And if through patient toil we reach the land Where tired feet, with sandals loose, may rest, W hen we shall clearly know and understand, I think we shall say that "God knew best."--Anonymous, SWEEPING TERMS OF THE SABOTAGE ACT. The Department of Justice authorizes the following: The Act of Congress, entitled "An Act to punish the wilful injury or destruction of war material, or of war premises or utilities used in connection with war material, and for other...show more

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  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 640g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236839986
  • 9781236839985