## A Collection of Problems in Illustration of the Principles of Elementary MechanicsDeighton, Bell and Company, 1858 - 247 pages |

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Page 145 - OUT of childhood into manhood Now had grown my Hiawatha, Skilled in all the craft of hunters, Learned in all the lore of old men, In all youthful sports and pastimes, In all manly arts and labors. Swift of foot was Hiawatha ; He could shoot an arrow from him, And run forward with such fleetness, That the arrow fell behind him...