Paradise in the Pacific: A Book of Travel, Adventure, and Facts in the Sandwich Islands

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Sheldon, 1873 - 207 էջ

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Էջ 163 - We will return no more ;" And all at once they sang, " Our island home Is far beyond the wave; we will no longer roam...
Էջ 169 - No go' - by land or ocean No mail - no post No news from any foreign coast No Park - no Ring - no afternoon gentility No company - no nobility No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!
Էջ 91 - Cursed be the social wants that sin against the strength of youth! Cursed be the social lies that warp us from the living truth!
Էջ 142 - Deep in the wave is a Coral Grove, Where the purple mullet and gold-fish rove, Where the sea-flower spreads its leaves of blue, That never are wet with falling dew, But in bright and changeful beauty shine, Far down in the green and glassy brine.
Էջ 204 - A little noiseless noise among the leaves, Born of the very sigh that silence heaves: For not the faintest motion could be seen Of all the shades that slanted o'er the green. There was wide wand'ring for the greediest eye, To peer about upon variety; Far round the horizon's crystal air to skim...
Էջ 51 - III. gave the constitution of the year 1852, he reserved to himself the power of taking it away, if it was not for the interest of his government and people ; and as it is clear to me that that king left the revision of the constitution to my predecessor and myself; therefore, as I sit in his seat, on the part of the sovereignty of the Hawaiian Islands, I make known to-day that the constitution of 1852 is abrogated. I will give you a constitution.
Էջ 207 - ... ships. Yon deep bark goes Where traffic blows, From lands of sun to lands of snows; This happier one, Its course is run From lands of snow to lands of sun. O happy ship, To rise and dip, With the blue crystal at your lip!
Էջ 27 - So fades a summer cloud away, So sinks the gale when storms are o'er : So gently shuts the eye of day, So dies a wave along the shore.
Էջ 171 - Iron sharpeneth iron ; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Էջ 97 - Went not mine heart with thee, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and maidservants? The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee, and unto thy seed for ever.

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