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Page 265 - It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes : 'Tis mightiest in the mightiest : it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown ; His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and...
Page 202 - O'er the glad waters of the dark blue sea, Our thoughts as boundless, and our souls as free, Far as the breeze can bear, the billows foam, Survey our empire, and behold our home!
Page 220 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.
Page 265 - But mercy is above this sceptred sway ; It is enthroned in the hearts of kings, It is an attribute of God himself; And earthly power doth then show likest God's "When mercy seasons justice.
Page 382 - The spirits of your fathers Shall start from every wave ! — For the deck it was their field of fame, And Ocean was their grave...
Page 382 - Her home is on the deep. With thunders from her native oak She quells the floods below, As they roar on the shore, When the stormy tempests blow ; When the battle rages loud and long, And the stormy tempests blow.
Page 202 - Oh, who can tell, save he whose heart hath tried, And danced in triumph o'er the waters wide, The exulting sense - the pulse's maddening play, That thrills the wanderer of that trackless way?
Page 315 - She walks the waters like a thing of life, And seems to dare the elements to strife.