Songs from the south-west country by Freeman Edwin MillerSongs from the south-west country by Freeman Edwin Miller

Songs from the south-west country

byFreeman Edwin Miller

Paperback | May 17, 2012

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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. 1898 Excerpt: ... Before the dreams of Time and Space, I ruled the empires of To Be; Extent was measureless for me, Eternity my dwelling-place! The great, eternal, mighty Force, I reign, I rule, command, compel; In me is Paradise and Hell, And 'round me Nature wheels her course; All happiness and Truth I find, All Sorrows at my motion fall; The Cause, the Source, the End of all, Enduring, wondrous, deathless Mind! TM An atom of myself, a thing, I planted in a lump of clay; It grew to greatness in a day, And called itself a man, a king; It caught the lightning, chained the'storm, It felled the woods, and walked the waves, Explored the skies, dug earth's dim caves. And sought to know my Face and Form. Toward me he toils; his golden age Is in the future, not the past, For I alone am great at last In vacant fool or sapient sage; And upward, onward, shall he strive, This atom mine that walks the earth, Despising all his humble birth And seeking me to learn, and live. From farthest brain to farthest brain, While suns and stars and systems grow, The sovereign One above, below, I live, I leap, I rule, I reign; The monarch of all things that are, Of all that is and is to be, My sceptre leaps with forces free From sun to sun and star to star! DREAMER AND SINGER. HE world laughed long at his pensive face.. And the wistful gaze of his tender eyes, But he knew the glint of a wondrous grace And the perfect pleasures of Paradise; And the scenes he saw were so fair and bright That the wise men longed for the fond array; For an angel dreamed in his heart by night, And a little bird sang in his soul by day. The words of his mouth made a music sweet That rippled and rang with the notes of glee, And sad hosts echoed the strains replete With all of their rhythmical rhapsody; And he sang a song,...
Title:Songs from the south-west countryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:May 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217053734

ISBN - 13:9780217053730