Amaranth Blooms; A Collection Of Embodied Poetical Thoughts

Paperback | May 21, 2012

byS. S. Smith

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 Excerpt: ...sigh famed L. E. L., With its dull air was blent! And dearly will they rue the day, That saw thy light form borne From Albion's towering cliffs away, And never to return! North Norwich, 1839. ###### ON Her Late Bereavement. I Hear thy gentle voice my friend, But ah, there's sadness in its tone; Thy drooping head with sorrow bends, Alas! why is it thus mine own. Yet wherefore ask! yon closed room Wears the lone stillness of the tomb, And maketh mute reply! And was there then no warning sent, To thee sweet friend, of coming doom 1 No bird-like note with wailing blent, From the dim chamber of the tomb? All, none t 'till mortal paleness spread O'er the lov'd face, and the high head Was borne unto the grave! And few there were, who knew the worth, Of the leal spirit, kind yet strong:--'Till from the weary bonds of earth, He pass'd to join the heavenly throng! 'Tis thus with all our pleasures here,--They brighten as they disappear, Forever from our sight! But thou, of all who mourn for him, Hast sun-light by thy presence cast,--Diffusing light where all was dim, Bright'ning the memory of the past! Thou hast thy meed! No weary strife, Of vain regrets in future life, Can haunt thy peaceful breast? But ah, each gentle look and word, The all of love, so freely pour'd! How will thy heart by memory stir'd, Brood o'er its own bright secret hoard, Of hours in sweet communion pass'd; Their dreamy spell is o'er thee cast, Where'er thy footsteps roam! The weary world hath power to bind, The struggling heart in many a fold! Still thro' the silent lapse of time, The forms tnat lie beneath the mold, A single thought can bid them rise, Before us, with their calm bright eyes. Piercing the inmost soul! But thou, my friend,--thou need'st not shrink From the calm glance of that mil...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 Excerpt: ...sigh famed L. E. L., With its dull air was blent! And dearly will they rue the day, That saw thy light form borne From Albion's ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:May 21, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217678521

ISBN - 13:9780217678520

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