Heavenly dawn

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byF. M. S.

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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. 1879. Excerpt: ... NOVEMBER. "With clouds He covereth the light, and commandeth it not to shine by the cloud that cometh betwixt." Job xxxvi. 32. DECEMBER. "He saith to the snow, Be thou on the earth; likewise to the small rain, and to the great rain of His strength. "He sealeth up the hand of every man: that all men may know His work, "The beasts go into dens, and remain in their places. Out of the south cometh the whirlwind: and cold out of the north. "By the breath of God frost is given, and the breadth of the waters is straitened." Job xxxvii. 6-10. The Snow-wreath. Oh, what is so pure, so soft, or so bright, As a wreath of the new-fallen snow? It seems as if brushed from the garments of light, To fall on us mortals below. But here is no home for thee, child of the sky; Thy purity here must decay; Thy being be transient, thy beauty all die, Nor a trace of thy loveliness stay. Go, go to the mountain-top; there make thy nest: 'Tis nearer thy own native home; And live on its peak, like a silvery crest, Where nothing to soil thee can come. This emblem--how apt of a virtuous mind Made pure by the Spirit Divine! Like a snow-wreath, 'tis marred in a world so unkind, Fit only in heaven to shine. Wanderings. The world lay wide before me. Everything shone with the light of newly-wa-kened spring; Each tree, each leaf, each half-unfolded flower, Spoke to my heart with all-impressive power, And bade me leave the noisy haunts of men, And seek for pleasure in some lonely glen, Or on the mountain-top, or in the wood, Or by some onward, ever-rolling flood, Where'er kind Nature's voice could to my heart Some holy truth, some heavenly life, impart; Where'er her teachings could my spirit raise To speak, with leaf and flower, my Maker's praise; And forth I strayed. At first, my wandering wa...

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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. 1879. Excerpt: ... NOVEMBER. "With clouds He covereth the light, and commandeth it not to shine by the cloud that cometh betwixt." Job xxxvi. 32....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217220142

ISBN - 13:9780217220149

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