Drake's Bay, And Other Poems

Paperback | May 20, 2014

byTryphena Matilda Browne

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... Dear Lententide, that like a quiet way Leads from life's noisy thoroughfare apart, Thy shadowed silence falls upon the day And stills the restless beating of the heart. We pass within thy sacred shade and lo! Yielding our spirit to thine influence sweet, Upon the path before us, as we go, We see the imprint of our master's feet. Those blessed feet that trod for our poor sake The way of matchless sacrifice and pain, To sanctify earth's sorrows and to make A path of peace through all life's tumult plain. Well may we hold thee dear, O Lententide, Who helpest us with clearer eyes to see The way He went, the cross on which He died, The love that compasseth eternity. Hail! quiet time that teachest us to bear A little hardness for that Holy Name, That helpest us perchance the cup to share Which He so deeply drank of woe and shame. O children of His Church, turn not away! Draw close and ever closer to His side, So when the glory dawns of Easter Day, For you the gates of joy shall open wide. Can we not watch with Him a little while? It is the self-same voice that calls us yet, And still the eager world would us beguile And stop our ears and lure us to forget. Can we not watch with Him? Tor us He trod, Through burning days and awful nights, alone, The pathless wilderness. The Son of God Hungered for bread and only found a stone. Shall we not follow on the painful road The Man of Sorrow and the Lord of Love, Bending for us beneath sin's dreadful load That He might lift us to the Peace above? "Could ye not watch with Me one hour?" He said To those who slept while He in agony All through that hour to the Father prayed, Wrapt in the shadows of Gethsemane. Oh, is it nothing to you, passer-by? Behold and see if there be any woe Like unto His who for the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... Dear Lententide, that like a quiet way Leads from life's noisy thoroughfare apart, Thy shadowed silence falls ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217829635

ISBN - 13:9780217829632

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