The Life of Florence Nightingale: 1820-1861

Macmillan and Company, limited, 1913

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278 ページ - Our echoes roll from soul to soul, And grow for ever and for ever. Blow, bugle, blow, set the wild echoes flying, And answer, echoes, answer, dying, dying, dying.
32 ページ - Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness. He has a work; a life-purpose; he has found it, and will follow it...
141 ページ - CHARACTER OF THE HAPPY WARRIOR. WHO is the happy Warrior ? Who is he That every man in arms should wish to be ? — It is the generous Spirit, who, when brought Among the tasks of real life, hath wrought Upon the plan that pleased his boyish thought...
462 ページ - It fortifies my soul to know That, though I perish, Truth is so : That, howsoe'er I stray and range, Whate'er I do, Thou dost not change. I steadier step when I recall That, if I slip, Thou dost not falL 'PERCHE PENSA?
373 ページ - With aching hands and bleeding feet We dig and heap, lay stone on stone ; We bear the burden and the heat Of the long day, and wish 'twere done. Not till the hours of light return, All we have built do we discern.
305 ページ - I go in the rain, and, more than needs, A rope cuts both my wrists behind; And I think, by the feel, my forehead bleeds, For they fling, whoever has a mind, Stones at me for my year's misdeeds. VI. Thus I entered, and thus I go! In triumphs, people have dropped down dead. "Paid by the world, what dost thou owe "Me?
14 ページ - ... the power of deliberate survey of the countries through which the journey lay, and partly by the happiness of the evening hours, when, from the top of the last hill he had surmounted, the traveller beheld the quiet village where he was to rest, scattered among the meadows beside its valley stream ; or, from the long hoped for turn in the dusty perspective of the causeway, saw, for the first time, the towers of some famed city, faint in the .rays of sunset...
450 ページ - Trusts to enable her to establish " an Institution for the training, sustenance, and protection of Nurses and Hospital attendants.
143 ページ - Yes, and in the days far onward, when we all are cold as those, Who beneath thy vines and willows on their hero-beds repose — Thou on England's banners blazoned with the famous fields of old, Shalt, where other fields are winning, wave above the brave and bold : And our sons unborn shall nerve them for some great deed to be done, By that twentieth of September, when the Alma's heights were won.
349 ページ - Chosen thou hast; and they that overween, And at thy growing virtues fret their spleen, No anger find in thee, but pity and ruth. Thy care...