The Review of Reviews, Volume 4

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William Thomas Stead
Office of the Review of Reviews, 1891

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Page 238 - he pierced the hollow sham of a Christianity which maintained such horrors. It occurs in the " Lines on the Present Crisis " :— Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side ; Some great cause,
Page 127 - ice ! And all who heard should see them there, And all should cry, Beware ! Beware ! His flashing eyes, his floating hair ! Weave a circle round him thrice, And close your eyes with holy dread, For he on honey dew hath fed, And drunk the milk of Paradise. Kaiser Wilhelm is not Kubla Khan, but there is
Page 241 - for ever on the scaffold, Wrong for ever on the throne— Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown, ' Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above His own. It was in that faith we fought and in that faith
Page 436 - chapter is closed, and over the grave in Glasnevin we, at least, have no desire to recall anything but his services to the cause of Ireland. " For know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel
Page 21 - Harry, I do not only marvel where thou spendest thy time, but also how thou art accompanied. There is a thing, Harry, which thou hast often heard of, and it is known to many in our land by the name of pitch ; this pitch, as ancient
Page 365 - lead. Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom, Lead Thou me on : The night is dark, and I am far from home, Lead Thou me on : Keep Thou my
Page 238 - blight, Parts the goats upon the left hand, and the sheep upon the right, .And the choice goes by forever 'twixt that darkness and that light. The only objection to make to this verse is that the choice does not come once only. It is of constant recurrence. Whenever a duty is shirked, there Christ is rejected. Whenever we act knowingly and deliberately as
Page 127 - dream :— With music loud and long I would build that dome in air— That sunny dome ! those caves of ice ! And all who heard should see them there, And all should cry, Beware ! Beware ! His flashing eyes, his floating hair ! Weave a circle round him thrice, And close your eyes with holy dread, For he on honey dew hath fed, And drunk the milk of Paradise.
Page 298 - I go for all sharing the privileges of the Government who assist in bearing its burdens. Consequently I go for admitting all whites to the right of suffrage who pay taxes or bear arms (by no means excluding females.)
Page 416 - random wrong," but that is only because we have not yet had any one who •could draw the knighthood errant of this realm, and all the realms together, " to serve as model for the mighty world, and be the fair beginning of a time.

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