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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (April 16, 1897)
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA.
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LINCOLN, NKHltASKA. A1MUL 17, 1897.
Cneilmon's augel that, appearing,
Hade him wake and sing of old:
Bade him sing with son! uplifted
All tlm song your glory told,
Angel liud mo too commanding,
"Sing mo something, sing for mo."
Willi your face forever on me,
With your heaven light around me,
I would wake like raedmon free.
Hut I fail. My liarp is fallen;
Iiuvh my weary throat, and through
Hilti'iness eome, () angel,
Caedinon's angel, teach mo too.
The Whirl of the Waltz.
Sho looked down at the iloor then
laughed a forced littlo laugh and said
1 'no wonder can't dance,
I've got my
Our Hold Up.
I am not trying to oxcuso it, I only
want you to ?eeit for the moment through
We were all young, from thirteen to
fifteen, as nearly as I remember, and the
world was all sunshine and roses. This
feeling was particularly strong on moon
liolif. nirrhfs tvlirm wn nrnmminrlnrl f.ho
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'o nrst taint fluttoriiiir notes of tho streets of our little country town, watch-
violw.s woro lieard and the gay dancers ing tho shifting shadows on tho white
wni' taking their positions on the walks.
saioothlywnxort floor, ready to begin We had not learned then that the
itli tho first full regular measure of tho world was not created for tho especial
mQ- benefit of "The Silly Six,,' as our crowd
'Vmn thoy are whirling down through was called. Wo had a feeling then, that
-i Miiiiiiuuy iigntori ballroom, whatever wo wanted was ours oy rignt;
wo have learned different since.
One night wo were out "larking;" tho
moon was full and the air was still and
sultry; "a regular ice-cream night" Ma-
"l tho tall ferns and palms on either
'"J nro sol staying gently as thov pass.
At ouo ruIo n potit brunette is saying
iln , ' l ,,u "uu w u Jib eail IJO SlUUy; ll ruiimui ico-uicaui 111511U ni.a
ift ti ,"'l)ll l .isfc seem to stick bol said, but none of us had any money;
t0 tho floor."
wo had almost decided to go homo when
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saw m T l (U,t know -we, 1 "over Ray, tho most daring of us all, doclared
' M'oii dnufio like this," sho would "hold up" the next man wo
pimM 1 ivy .i,,sfc onfio more and if I met and demand "icecream for six."
t do iiiiy'butlor I'll think I am hoo- Wo all laughingly agreed to this and
; mi i?o homo." wnlkod on. until wo came to a row of
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flint 1, i- . "loro measures ot two ngures crossing bnu&iaooiuu uui oiuu
thovst Xl0Utlng music thon thoy wore coming directly toward us.
in, p When thoy came nearer we recognized
Rhino" t " US?; r etln'fc (1 hi l J"st seem one of tho mail carriers and a young lady
"0(l t0 tho floor." , often Boen With him, a dress maker. We
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