The Poetical Works Of James Montgomery Volume 2

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJames Montgomery

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...move? Her forms of majesty and grace I cannot choose but love: Her frowns or smiles my woes disarm, Care and repining cease; Her terrors awe, her beauties charm My thoughts to peace. Already through mine inmost soul, A deep tranquillity I feel, O'er every nerve, with mild control, Her consolations steal; This fever'd frame and fretful mind, Jarring midst doubts and fears, Are sooth'd to harmony:--I find Delight in tears. I quit the path, and track with toil The mountains' unfrequented maze; Deep moss and heather clothe the soil, And many a springlet plays, That welling from its secret source Down rugged dells is tost, Or spreads through rushy fens its course, Silently lost. The flocks and herds, that freely range These moorlands, turn a jealous eye, As if the form of man were strange, To watch me stealing by; The heifer stands aloof to gaze, The colt comes boldly on:--I pause,--he shakes his forelock, neighs, Starts, and is gone. I seek the valley:--all alone I seem in this sequester'd place; Not so; I meet, unseen, yet known, My Maker face to face; My heart perceives his presence nigh, And hears his voice proclaim, While bright his glory passes by, His noblest name. LOVE is that name,--for GOD is LOVE;--Here, where unbuilt by mortal hands, Mountains below and heaven above, His awful temple stands, I worship:--" Lord! though I am dust And ashes in thy sight, Be thou my strength; in Thee I trust. Be thou my light.'"' PART II. Emerging from the cavern'd glen, From steep to steep I slowly climb, And far above the haunts of men, I tread in air sublime: Beneath my path the swallows sweep; Yet higher crags impend, And wild flowers from the fissures peep, And rills descend. Now on the ridges bare and bleak, Cool round my temples sighs the gale;...

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...move? Her forms of majesty and grace I cannot choose but love: Her frowns or smiles my woes disarm, Care and re...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217605311

ISBN - 13:9780217605311

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