Over The Divide And Other Verses

Paperback | May 15, 2012

byMarion Manville

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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. 1888 Excerpt: ... learn to do without our own because There is some recompense in all of Nature's laws; No sun can rise until the sun has set; No life be lived that has not somewhere known regret. This thought, my friend, take with thee for the days;--God were not God if man could fathom all His ways; And as thy day goes down its western slope, Know, next to Faith, His greatest gift to thee is Hope. A PARABLE. A Reed by the river, a bird in the brake, A flower in its tent of the grasses; A wild rose abloom for the sweet summer's sake, A dream,--ah, how soon a dream passes! A reed that is dead by the river, a bird Flown away from the braken forever; A flower whose gray ashes no new life has stirred, A dream to be dreamed again never. THE IRON BRIGADE. Units of an iron column, Through your recollections solemn Rolleth battle's mighty volume In a wave of yore. We thy yesterdays are keeping, With an undertone of weeping For thy greater army sleeping To return no more. THE IRON BRIGADE. War hath thinned thy ranks--and years, But, springing from a people's tears, All a nation's pride uprears In a memory-stone. For a noble cause you fought,--To the bonded, freedom brought; Such deeds never go for naught,--They survive alone. Patched with graves thy ranks to-day; Wrapped in blue or wrapped in gray, Dust of man with Nature's clay Peacefully are sleeping. But the living proudly tell How our heroes grandly fell; They who fought as brave and well, Time's reward are reaping. March our armies side by side In division long and wide, They who lived and they who died March again together. One with tread of human feet With our human eyes we greet,--Smiling, hold out hands to meet In September weather. One with banners furled and low Marcheth silent, marcheth slow Its battalions to and fro, P...

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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. 1888 Excerpt: ... learn to do without our own because There is some recompense in all of Nature's laws; No sun can rise until the sun has set; No...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217267785

ISBN - 13:9780217267786

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