Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Successful Recitations

Cover image for

Download


Author: Various Authors
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 109,243 / 307 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.6
LoC Category: P
Downloads: 478
Added to site: 2005.12.24
mnybks.net#: 12381
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
Excerpt

orget our summer sky, our Windermere and Devon?

I'd own a brother in the good and brave of any land, Nor would I ask his clime or creed before I gave my hand; Let but the deeds be ever such that all the world may know, And little reck "the place of birth," or colour of the brow; Yet though I hail'd a foreign name among the first and best, Our own transcendent stars of fame would rise within my breast; I'd point to hundreds who have done the most 'ere done by man, And cry "There's England's glory scroll," do better if you can!


A SONG FOR AUSTRALIA

GOD BLESS THE DEAR OLD LAND,

BY WILLIAM COX BENNET.

A thousand leagues below the line, 'neath southern stars and skies, 'Mid alien seas, a land that's ours, our own new England lies; From north to south, six thousand miles heave white with ocean foam, Between the dear old land we've left and this our new-found home; Yet what though ocean stretch between--though here this hour we stand! Our hearts, thank God! a

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Patti Larsen
Patti Larsen is one of those authors who listens to her characters and let them tell their stories through her pen. Sydlynn Hayles came to her one night, urging her to write Family Magic - Larsen had no idea that Syd would still be with her twenty books later. As our Author of the Day, Larsen reveals her secret skills, talks about the importance of family and chats about her work schedule.
Read full interview...