The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 123
Atlantic Monthly Company, 1919 - American essays
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Page 23 - I fear no foe with thee at hand to bless; ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness. Where is death's sting? Where, grave, thy victory? I triumph still, if thou abide with me.
Page 16 - So to the land our hearts we give Till the sure magic strike, And Memory, Use, and Love make live Us and our fields alike — That deeper than our speech and thought, Beyond our reason's sway, Clay of the pit whence we were wrought Yearns to its fellow-clay.
Page 312 - Science seems to me to teach in the highest and strongest manner the great truth which is embodied in the Christian conception of entire surrender to the will of God. Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Page 147 - Committee consist of three members — two of whom must be the First Lord of the Admiralty and the Secretary of State for War...
Page 19 - Once there was The People— Terror gave it birth; Once there was The People and it made a Hell of Earth. Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, O ye slain! Once there was The People— it shall never be again!
Page 750 - JERUSALEM, my happy home, •*• * When shall I come to thee ? When shall my sorrows have an end, Thy joys when shall I see...
Page 29 - For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not ; but the publicans and the harlots believed him; and ye, when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.
Page 148 - In my opinion, whatever changes are made in the composition or functions of the War Committee the Prime Minister must be its Chairman. He cannot be relegated to the position of an arbiter in the background or a referee to the Cabinet.
Page 309 - We're none of us the same!' the boys reply. 'For George lost both his legs; and Bill's stone blind; 'Poor Jim's shot through the lungs and like to die; 'And Bert's gone...
Page 541 - I return you many thanks for the honour you have done me ; but Europe is not to be saved by any single man. England has saved herself by her exertions, and will, as I trust, save Europe by her example.