Travel; The Magazine That Roams the Globe Volume 10, No. 2

Travel; The Magazine That Roams the Globe Volume 10, No. 2

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... child, The chieftains who came with the spear and the plume Saw only the mounds 'mid the forest's deep gloom; No graves of the race that forever was gone, No tombs in the starlight and none!n the dawn, No echoes of voices that rang with deiight, No laughter of children that greeted the night. His secret is kept by the years that have fled Where once by his altars he mourned for his dead, And thousands have come from the oversea lands To marvel and gaze at the work of his hands; The sky is as blue as in days long ago Where deep in the forest he bended his bow, And the wild roses bloom where the Mound-Builder maid Went forth to the lover who haunted the glade. The centuries come and the centuries go, The Mound Builder sleeps 'neath the rain and the snow, The book of his life not a mortal has scanned, And nothing is left but the skill of his hand; He came and he vanished, his hopes and his fears Are hidden fore'er in the heart of the years, And the rivulet glints where he fretted his day And left to the ages a mystery gray. THE GREAT COMMONER By E. W. Hocker AS a monument to Thaddeus Stevens, the "Great Commoner," there will be built an industrial school in the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he is buried. An association has been formed which, with the co-operation of the schoolteachers of the state, is carrying out the plan. The movement meets with particular favor among Pennsylvania educators, because of Stevens' great service in behalf of the public-school system of the state. At the very outset of his career, while serving as a member of the Pennsylvania house of representatives, Stevens first manifested his intense devotion to the principle of equal rights for all by leading the fight for free schools. In 1834 the...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236570987
  • 9781236570987