The Remains Of Henry Kirke White

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byHenry Kirke White

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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. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ... K. WHITE. BY MRS M. H. HAY.. '... Oh! spirit of the blest, forgive The mortal tear--the mortal sigh; Thou knowest what it was to live And feel each human agony....:..:i III. i-. Ill I would not raise thy mouldering form.,.Nor bring thy spirit from.above, i Could I a miracle perform, Much as thy beauteous soul I love.--.;ji;. No, all I ask in fervent prayer, As o'er thy silent tomb I bend, That I, in heavenly scenes, may share Thy converse, and become thy friend. LINES Written on reading the Remains of Henry Kirke White, of Nottingham, late of St John's College, Cambridge; with an Account of his Life, by Robert Southey, Esq. BY MRS M. HAY. Thy gentle spirit now is fled, Thy body in its earthy bed Is laid in peaceful sleep; A spirit good and pure as thine, Best in immortal scenes can shine, Though friends are left to weep. When in this dreary dark abode, Bewildered in life's mazy road, The weary trav'ller sighs, A rising star sometimes appears, Illumes the path, his bosom cheers, And lights him to the skies. Oh, had thy valued life been spared, Had'st thou the vineyard's labour shared, What glowing fruits of love Thou might'st have added to the stores Purchas'd by Him thy soul adores Now in the realms above. Ah! loss severe! reflect, ye great, Ye rich, ye powerful, on the fate Of merit's early doom; Those dazzling gems ye so much prize, Perhaps in dread array may rise In judgment from the tomb. A single gem of useless show Might everlasting lustre throw Upon the eternal mind; Did gentle offices employ Those hours which fashion's ways destroy, Those hours for good design'd. Peruse the letters of a youth, Whose pen was dipt in heavenly truth, His virtuous struggles trace; Then will thy melting bosom bleed, And quicken there the precious seed Of...

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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. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ... K. WHITE. BY MRS M. H. HAY.. '... Oh! spirit of the blest, forgive The mortal tear--the mortal sigh; Thou knowest what...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217102859

ISBN - 13:9780217102858

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