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The boy stood on the burning deck,
Whence all but he had fled;
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There came a burst of thunder sound;
The boy--Oh! where was he?
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The breaking waves dashed high
On a stern and rock-bound coast,
What sought they thus afar?
Bright jewels of the mine?
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And the heavy night hung dark
The hills and waters o'er,
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Virtue is the truest nobility.
It is painful to be told that anything is very fine and not be able to feel that it is fine--something like being blind, while peo ...
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
I don't feel sure about doing good in any way now; everything seems like going on a mission to a people whose language I don't kno ...
... there is a lightness about the feminine mind--a touch and go--music, the fine arts, that kind of thing--they should study thos ...
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