Jack, Volume 1

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Little, Brown, 1900 - French literature - 409 pages
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Page 103 - DE L'ENFANT A SON RÉVEIL O père qu'adore mon père ! Toi qu'on ne nomme qu'à genoux! Toi, dont le nom terrible et doux Fait courber le front de ma mère! On dit que ce brillant soleil N'est qu'un jouet de ta puissance; Que sous tes pieds il se balance Comme une lampe de vermeil. On dit que c'est toi qui fais naître Les petits oiseaux dans les champs, Et qui...
Page xxiv - Did we think victory great ? So it is — but now it seems to me, when it cannot be help'd, that defeat is great, And that death and dismay are great.
Page 285 - ... workman, is no longer what it used to be ; oh, no ! not at all the same thing, not at all. You must know that the time- of the working-man has now come. The middle classes have had their day, the aristocracy likewise. Although, I must say, the aristocracy- Moreover, is it not more natural at your age, to allow yourself to be guided by those who love you, and who are experienced ? " A sob from the child interrupted her. " Then you too send me away; you too send me away.

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