The Philistine, Volume 19

Harry Persons Taber, Elbert Hubbard
The Society, 1904

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Página 41 - Come lovely and soothing death, Undulate round the world, serenely arriving, arriving, In the day, in the night, to all, to each, Sooner or later delicate death. Praised be the fathomless universe, For life and joy, and for objects and knowledge curious, And for love, sweet love — but praise! praise! praise! For the sure-enwinding arms of cool-enfolding death.
Página 42 - And the sights of the open landscape and the highspread sky are fitting, And life and the fields, and the huge and thoughtful night. The night in silence under many a star, The ocean shore and the husky whispering wave whose voice I know, And the soul turning to thee O vast and well-veil'd death, And the body gratefully nestling close to thee.
Página 41 - Dark mother always gliding near with soft feet, Have none chanted for thee a chant of fullest welcome? Then I chant it for thee, I glorify thee above all, I bring thee a song that when thou must indeed come, come unfalteringly.
Página 42 - From me to thee glad serenades, Dances for thee I propose saluting thee, adornments and f eastings for thee, And the sights of the open landscape and the high-spread sky are fitting, And life and the fields, and the huge and thoughtful night.
Página 91 - Out, damned spot! out, I say! — One: two : why, then 't is time to do 't. — Hell is murky ! — Fie, my lord, fie! a soldier, and afeard? What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account ? — Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him.
Página 94 - Brevity is not only the soul of wit, but the soul of making oneself agreeable and of getting on with people, and, indeed, of everything that makes life worth living.
Página 86 - And all the woe that moved him so That he gave that bitter cry, And the wild regrets, and the bloody sweats, None knew so well as I: For he who lives more lives than one / /,-• More deaths than one must die.
Página 76 - ... her husband dancing with a certain woman. He might dance with any other woman — but not that woman — he had promised he would not ! The sight stifled every generous emotion of her soul, and if she had had the power she would have blasted the man and woman dead at her feet.
Página 34 - That Reed Smoot is not entitled to a seat as a Senator of the United States from the State of Utah.
Página 54 - There is no God but God, and Mahomet is his prophet." They expect to be saved chiefly by making pilgrimages to Mecca, by abstaining from wine and pork, and by praying five times a day. Every day, at sunrise or sunset, we saw them at prayer; wherever they are, in the open street, on the top of the house, or on the deck of a ship, they take off their shoes...

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