Book of the Royal Blue, Monthly, Volume 1

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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, 1897
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Page 13 - mid the peal sublime Of thy tremendous hymn? Even ocean shrinks Back from thy brotherhood ; and all his waves Retire abashed. For he doth sometimes seem To sleep like a spent laborer, and recall His wearied billows from their vexing play, And lull them to a cradle calm ; but thou With everlasting, undecaying tide, Dost rest not, night or day.
Page 11 - Tis a proud, free people calling loud to a people proud and free. And it says, "Einsmen, hail, we severed have been too long. Now let us have done with a worn-out tale — The tale of an ancient wrong ; And our friendship last long as love doth last, And be stronger than death is strong.
Page 14 - THE SYCOPHANTIC FOX AND THE GULLIBLE RAVEN A raven sat upon a tree, And not a word he spoke, for His beak contained a piece of Brie, Or, maybe, it was Roquefort. We'll make it any kind you please — At all events it was a cheese. \ Beneath the tree's umbrageous limb A hungry fox sat smiling; He saw the raven watching him, And spoke in words beguiling: " J'admire," said he,
Page 11 - We severed have been too long; But now we have done with a worn-out tale— The tale of an ancient wrong; And our friendship shall last long as love doth last. And be stronger than death is strong.
Page 14 - ... course, As Isaac Newton showed it, Exerted on the cheese its force, And elsewhere soon bestowed it. In fact, there is no need to tell What happened when to earth it fell. I blush to add that when the bird Took in the situation He said one brief, emphatic word, Unfit for publication. The fox was greatly startled, but He only sighed and answered
Page 11 - Answer them, sons of the self-same race, And blood of the self-same clan; Let us speak with each other face to face And answer as man to man, And loyally love and trust each other as none but free men can.
Page 24 - Flannigan. So he writed back to Finnigin: "Don't do sich a sin agin; Make 'em brief, Finnigin!" Whin Finnigin got this from Flannigan, He blushed rosy rid — did Finnigin; An...
Page 12 - With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you. I most devoutly wish, that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy, as your former opes have been glorious and honorable.
Page 10 - AnCHiTECTtrBE is the art which so disposes and adorns the edifices raised by man, for whatsoever uses, that the sight of them may contribute to his mental health, power, and pleasure.
Page 14 - I consider this among the most important acts of my life, second only to that of signing the Declaration of Independence, if even second to that.

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