Why Kruger Made War: Or, Behind the Boer Scenes

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Heinsmann, 1900 - 298 pagina's
 

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Pagina 152 - As being the contrary to his high will Whom we resist. If then his providence Out of our evil seek to bring forth good, Our labour must be to pervert that end, And out of good still to find means of evil...
Pagina 180 - So stretch'd out huge in length the arch-fiend lay, Chain'd on the burning lake : nor ever thence Had risen, or heaved his head ; but that the will And high permission of all-ruling Heaven Left him at large to his own dark designs...
Pagina 187 - Farewell, happy fields, Where joy for ever dwells! Hail, horrors! hail, Infernal World! and thou, profoundest Hell, Receive thy new possessor— one who brings A mind not to be changed by place or time.
Pagina 173 - Awaiting what command their mighty chief Had to impose : he through the armed files Darts his experienced eye, and soon traverse The whole battalion views, their order due, Their visages and stature as of gods ; Their number last he sums. And now his heart Distends with pride, and, hardening in his strength, Glories...
Pagina 152 - Whereto with speedy words the ArchFiend replied: — "Fallen Cherub, to be weak is miserable, Doing or suffering: but of this be sure — To do aught good never will be our task, But ever to do ill our sole delight, As being the contrary to His high will Whom we resist.
Pagina 161 - Main reason to persuade immediate war, Did not dissuade me most, and seem to cast Ominous conjecture on the whole success...
Pagina 161 - The seat of Desolation, void of light, Save what the glimmering of these livid flames Casts pale and dreadful? Thither let us tend From off the tossing of these fiery waves ; There rest, if any rest can...
Pagina 153 - Deep scars of thunder had intrenched, and care Sat on his faded cheek, but under brows Of dauntless courage, and considerate pride Waiting revenge.

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