berna old field quotes

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The head must bow, and the back will have to bend,
Wherever the darkey may go;
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The art of cursing people seems to have lost its tang since the old days when a good malediction took four deep breaths to deliver ...
If I were twenty or thirty years younger, I would start afresh in this field with the certainty of accomplishing much. But I shoul ...
The Roman rule was, to teach a boy nothing that he could not learn standing. The old English rule was, "All summer in the field, a ...
Innings and afternoons. Fly lost in sunset.
Throwing arm gone bad. There's your old ball game.
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The thing that struck me forcefully was the feeling of great age about the place. Standing on that old parade ground, which is now ...
He is the poet of the dawn, who wrote
The Canterbury Tales and his old age
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But the old world was restored and we returned
To the dreary field and workshop, and the immemorial feud
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When forty winters shall besiege thy brow
And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field,
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I know of no studies so composing as those of the classical scholar. When we have sat down to them, life seems as still and serene ...
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