Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 9

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Page 211 - BETWEEN the dark and the daylight, When the night is beginning to lower, Comes a pause in the day's occupations, That is known as the Children's Hour. I hear in the chamber above me The patter of little feet, The sound of a door that is opened, And voices soft and sweet. From my study I see in the lamplight, Descending the broad hall stair, Grave Alice, and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair.
Page 86 - ... accent of Christians, nor the gait of Christian, pagan, nor man, have so strutted and bellowed that I have thought some of Nature's journeymen had made men, and not made them well, they imitated humanity so abominably.
Page 211 - I have you fast in my fortress, And will not let you depart, But put you down into the dungeon In the round-tower of my heart. And there will I keep you forever, Yes, forever and a day, Till the walls shall crumble to ruin, And moulder in dust away...
Page 339 - The interjection shows surprise, As, Oh, how pretty! Ah, how wise! The whole are called nine parts of speech, Which reading, writing, speaking, teach.
Page 72 - ... hold any office under the authority of the United States or the state of Minnesota, except that of postmaster, and no senator or representative shall hold an office under the state which...
Page 54 - They whom we loved and lost so long ago Dwell in those cities, far from mortal woe — Haunt those fresh woodlands, whence sweet carollings soar. Eternal peace have they : God wipes their tears away : They drink that river of life which flows for Evermore.
Page 131 - That schoolmaster deserves to be beaten himself, who beats nature in a boy for a fault. And I question whether all the whipping in the world can make their parts, which are naturally sluggish, rise one minute before the hour nature hath appointed.
Page 131 - MR. PRESIDENT : It is natural for man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren till she transforms us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty...
Page 346 - His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household ; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.
Page 53 - People that happy land— the realm of Nevermore. Upon the frontier of this shadowy land We pilgrims of eternal sorrow stand : What realm lies forward, with its happier store Of forests green and deep, Of valleys hushed in sleep, And lakes most peaceful ? 'Tis the land of Evermore. Very far off its marble cities seem — Very far off — beyond our sensual dream — Its woods, unruffled by the wild winds' roar : Yet does the turbulent surge Howl on its very verge.

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