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Página 186 - Oh! when I am stricken, and my heart, Like a bruised reed, is waiting to be broken, How will its love for thee, as I depart, Yearn for thine ear to drink its last deep token!
Página 95 - Love knoweth every form of air, And every shape of earth, And comes, unbidden, everywhere, Like thought's mysterious birth. The moonlit sea and the sunset, sky Are written with Love's words, And you hear his voice unceasingly, Like song, in the time of birds. He peeps into the warrior's heart From the tip of a stooping plume, And the serried spears, and the many men. May not deny him room. He'll come to his...
Página 222 - O ye saints of His : and give thanks unto Him for a remembrance of His holiness. For His wrath endureth but the twinkling of an eye, and in His pleasure is life : heaviness may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Página 153 - If I climb up into heaven, thou art there: If I go down to hell, thou art there also. If I take the wings of the morning, and remain in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there also shall thy hand lead me, And thy right hand shall hold me.
Página 152 - The forehead of the beautiful child lay soft With the baptismal water. Then I thought That, to the eye of God, that mother's tears Would be a deeper covenant, which sin And the temptations of the world, and death, Would leave unbroken, and that she would know In the clear light of heaven, how very strong The prayer which...
Página 68 - They gathered round him on the fresh green bank, And spoke their kindly words; and, as the sun Rose up in heaven, he knelt among them there, And bowed his head upon his hands to pray.
Página 140 - ... withdraws from us, and while the shades of the evening darken upon our dwellings, the splendours of the firmament come forward to our view. In the moments when •earth is overshadowed, Heaven opens to our eyes the radiance of a sublimer being ; our hearts follow the successive splendours of the scene ; and while we forget, for a time, the obscurity of earthly concerns, we feel that there are " yet greater things than these," and that we " have a Father who dwelleth in the heavens, and who yet...
Página 51 - Was radiantly fair — This earth again may never see A loveliness so rare ! She glided up St. Mona's aisle That morning as a bride, And, full as was my heart the while, I bless'd her in my pride ! The fountain may not fail the less Whose sands are golden ore, And a sister for her loveliness, May not be loved the more ; But as, the fount's full heart beneath, Those golden sparkles shine, My sister's beauty seem'd to breathe Its brightness over mine ! St. Mona...
Página 170 - And he went forth — alone ! not one of all The many whom he loved, nor she whose name Was woven in the fibres of the heart Breaking within him now, to come and speak Comfort unto him. Yea — he went his way, Sick, and heart-broken, and alone — to die ! For God had cursed the leper ! It was noon, And...

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