The Canadian Magazine, Band 28

J. Gordon Mowat, John Alexander Cooper, Newton MacTavish
Ontario Publishing Company, Limited, 1907

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Seite 227 - Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.
Seite 122 - Twas Christmas told the merriest tale ; A Christmas gambol oft could cheer The poor man's heart through half the year.
Seite 116 - Thou hast left behind Powers that will work for thee; air, earth, and skies; There's not a breathing of the common wind That will forget thee; thou hast great allies; Thy friends are exultations, agonies, And love, and man's unconquerable mind.
Seite 234 - My poor opinion is, that the closest connection between Great Britain and Ireland is essential to the well-being, I had almost said, to the very being, of the two kingdoms. For that purpose, I humbly conceive that the whole of the superior, and what I should call imperial politics, ought to have its residence here ; and that Ireland, locally, civilly, and commercially independent...
Seite 124 - Reeves, who provided Cakes and Ale to put in this pot: all people who had any kindness for the good intent of the Institution of the sport, giving pence...
Seite 116 - Nor fame, nor power, nor love, nor leisure. Others I see whom these surround; Smiling they live, and call life pleasure; To me that cup has been dealt in another measure.
Seite 227 - There is no human end but happiness, high or low. Its one absolute negation is neither poverty nor ill-health, nor material failure, nor yet starvation — 'he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.' The one absolute negation of happiness is worry or discontent. A prosperous society consisting of strenuous worried business men who have no time to play with their children, or listen to great music, or gaze upon the noble face of the sky, or commune with the soul...
Seite 128 - Wassaile the trees that they may beare You many a plum and many a peare; For more or less fruits they will bring As you so give them wassailing.
Seite 251 - What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in every thing, and who, having eyes to see what time and chance are perpetually holding out to him as he journeyeth on his way, misses nothing he can fairly lay his hands on.
Seite 106 - By Nebo's lonely mountain, On this side Jordan's wave, In a vale in the land of Moab, There lies a lonely grave. And no man knows that sepulchre, And no man saw it e'er, For the angels of God upturned the sod, And laid the dead man there.

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