It follows them from an earlier date and could not easily be changed, and it may serve to recall to an elder generation than this the time when their author was breaking so many lances in the great, forgotten war between Realism and Romanticism that the floor of the "Editor's Study" in Harper
's Magazine was strewn with the embattled splinters.
Big jovial Josie Harper
ran a road house at Telegraph Avenue and Thirty-ninth Street.
"You're as bad as Harper and Joe Ladue," said Joe Hines.
I tell you-all if that strike comes on Klondike, Harper and Ladue will be millionaires.
NOT long ago, the writer of these lines, In the mad pride of intellectuality, Maintained "the power of words"--denied that ever A thought arose within the human brain Beyond the utterance of the human tongue: And now, as if in mockery of that boast, Two words-two foreign soft dissyllables-- Italian tones, made only to be murmured By angels dreaming in the moonlit "dew That hangs like chains of pearl on Hermon hill,"-- Have stirred from out the abysses of his heart, Unthought-like thoughts that are the souls of thought, Richer, far wider, far diviner visions Than even the seraph harper
, Israfel,(Who has "the sweetest voice of all God's creatures") Could hope to utter.
And just at that juncture it happened that Jurgis was introduced to a man named Harper
whom he recognized as the night watchman at Brown's, who had been instrumental in making him an American citizen, the first year of his arrival at the yards.
, you have been the soulless Number Thirteen; but to me you will always be Bulan, for it was Bulan whom I learned to love."
We went down the hill and found Jo Harper
and Ben Rogers, and two or three more of the boys, hid in the old tanyard.
This bosom friend was Joe Harper
. The two boys were sworn friends all the week, and embattled enemies on Saturdays.
The idea of a separation from this affectionate relative, who had proved a mother to her in her infancy, gave great pain to her best feelings; and Julia again internally prayed that the residence of Antonio might not be far distant.-- What the disguise of her lover would be, Julia could not imagine--probably, that of a wandering harper
: but then she remembered that there were no harpers
in America, and the very singularity might betray his secret.
At the same time, Sydney Brooks, writing in America, in Harper
's Weekly, said: "You will not hear the socialists mentioned in Washington.
`So Urania bare Linus, a very lovely son: and him all men who are singers and harpers
do bewail at feasts and dances, and as they begin and as they end they call on Linus....'