A Book Of Princeton Verse, 1916-1919 (volume 1)

Paperback | January 15, 2012

byHenry Van Dyke

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Four years were mine at Princeton, And the friends I had were four; Though a man be wise as I am not And rich as I am poor, And all his years be good to him He shall not find him more. v" There was one had joy of colors, And one whose heart was wrung By all the ancient beautiful things Which dead men have sung, But all were filled with the fulness of life, For all were young. One held with the great world gone, And one with the world we see, One believed in the goodness of God, And one that no gods be; But all had faith in the wisdom of youth; The men who were young with me. There are better men among the dead, And better men will start Out of the years which are not yet To match them part for part, But these I wear as a signet set, As a seal upon my heart. John Peak Bishop '17. GOLDEN STARS Ode for the Memorial Service in Marquand Chapel, December 15, 1918. I IT was my lot of late to travel far Through all America's domain, A willing grey-haired servitor Bearing the Fiery Cross of righteous war. And everywhere, on mountain, vale and plain, In crowded street and lonely cottage door, I saw the symbol of the bright blue star. Millions of stars! Rejoice dear land, rejoice That God hath made thee great enough to give Beneath thy starry flag unfurled A gift to all the world,--Thy living sons that Liberty might live. j II It seems but yesterday they sallied forth Boys of the east, the west, the south, the north, High-hearted, keen, with laughter and with song, Fearless of lurking danger on the sea, Eager to fight in Flanders or in France Against the monstrous German wrong, And sure of victory! Brothers in soul with British and with French They held their ground in many a bloody trench; And when the swift word came--Advance! Over the top they went through waves of flam...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Four years were mine at Princeton, And the friends I had were four; Though a man be wise as I am not And rich as I am poor, And all h...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217423612

ISBN - 13:9780217423618

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