Robert W. Service quotes

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Now a promise made is a debt unpaid, and the trail has its own
stern code.
The Northern Lights have seen queer sights,
But the queerest they ever did see
Yet 'tain't being dead--it's my awful dread of the icy grave that pains;
So I want you to swear that, foul or fair, you'll cr
And there sat Sam, looking cold and calm, in the heart of the
furnace roar;
Then I made a hike, for I didn't like to hear him sizzle so;
And the heavens scowled, and the huskies howled, and the wind be
Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew;
And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known
Then you've a hunch what the music meant . . . hunger and night
and the stars.
He looked like a man with a foot in the grave and scarcely the
strength of a louse,
The woman that kissed him and--pinched his
poke--was the lady that's known as Lou.
For a fireside far from the cares that are, four walls and a roof
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