Adventures in Alaska

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1919 - Alaska - 181 pages

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Page 66 - With that, methought, a legion of foul fiends Environ'd me, and howled in mine ears Such hideous cries, that, with the very noise, I trembling wak'd, and, for a season after, Could not believe but that I was in hell, — Such terrible impression made my dream.
Page 153 - The time has come,' the Walrus said, ' To talk of many things: Of shoes - and ships - and sealing wax Of cabbages - and kings And why the sea is boiling hot And whether pigs have wings.
Page 38 - Within himself, from more to more ; Or, crown'd with attributes of woe Like glories, move his course, and show That life is not as idle ore, But iron dug from central gloom, And heated hot with burning fears, And dipt in baths of hissing tears, And batter'd with the shocks of doom To shape and use.
Page 29 - Did you tackle that trouble that came your way With a resolute heart and cheerful? Or hide your face from the light of day With a craven soul and fearful? Oh, a trouble's a ton, or a trouble's an ounce, Or a trouble is what you make it, And it is n't the fact that you're hurt that counts, But only how did you take it?
Page 34 - Whing-Whang seeks ?Crouching low by the winding creeks And holding his breath for weeks and weeks! Tickle me, Love, in these Lonesome Ribs! Aroint him the wraithest of wraithly things ! Tickle me, Love, in these Lonesome Ribs! 'Tis a fair...
Page 5 - Alaska with the hope that it will afford healthy-minded young people a true idea of some phases of human and animal life there.
Page 52 - When a man had been impoverished or made sick through drink I went to the saloons, only, for his relief. In other cases I made a general canvass. When collecting money for church purposes I went to everybody, except the saloonkeepers and their following. The day before my second meeting with the Odd Fellows' Club — a rainy, blustering day— I came to Bunch-grass Bill with a greater demand.

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