Pleasant Places In Nature And Life; Poems

Paperback | June 29, 2012

byGeorge Bancroft Griffith

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...like a star in ether high, His one full strain at toptiiost height Breathes toward heaven in pure delight. Then downward wavering blithe and free, His dew-wet pinions soon we see; That lowly nest through all his flight Remembered still, though lost to sight. TRIBUTE. 5fjfiO, on some mount's untrodden top "fr Like eyes of the earth, God given, Clear, twin lakes lie in solitude; Look only up to heaven! And there are women, holy, pure, With souls divinely drawn; Their charms self-guarded, their delights Shared with the Christ alone. THE NIGHTINGALE. OT ceased are miracles so long As nightingales breathe forth their song; The whole scale from one little bill, Note following note, evolved at will! W ell may the soul with rapture soar To hear such music at our door; And if this strain to earth is given, O, what shall greet the ear in Heaven? GOOD COMPANY. HE petal of a lotus bears One humble drop of dew, And yet that drop the glory shares Of the great flower we view. In some pure soul an ally find, And you 'll exalted be; The splendors of his heart and mind Will lend their light to thee! MOOSILAUKE. HEN all the vales below are green, Thy summit, white with snow, is seen, And billow' clouds, like ocean's foam, Round thy dominion love to roam. Upon thy crest the shadows play, There lies the morning's warmest ray; And oft the rainbow's brightest hue Above thy lofty head we view; While sunset's flush in happy June, And the young crescent of the moon Crowns with delight thy hoary brow, And poets praise, as I do, now. I've seen Monadnock, grand with age, Mount Washington, where tempests rage, And Whiteface, smiling in the sun; Old Sunapee, when day was done; I've stood upon the famed Kearsarge And many a mount as fair and large; But if my soul was e'er...

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...like a star in ether high, His one full strain at toptiiost height Breathes toward heaven in pure delight. Then downwar...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:June 29, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217532837

ISBN - 13:9780217532839

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