The Writings Of John Greenleaf Whittier In 7 V (volume 3) by John Greenleaf WhittierThe Writings Of John Greenleaf Whittier In 7 V (volume 3) by John Greenleaf Whittier

The Writings Of John Greenleaf Whittier In 7 V (volume 3)

byJohn Greenleaf Whittier

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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. 1889. Excerpt: ... SONGS OF LABOK AND REFOKM THE QUAKER OF THE OLDEN TIME. The Quaker of the olden time! How calm and firm and true, Unspotted by its wrong and crime, He walked the dark earth through. The lust of power, the love of gain, The thousand lures of sin Around him, had no 2ower to stain The purity within. With that deep insight which detects All great things in the small, And knows how each man's life affects The spiritual life of all, He walked by faith and not by sight, By love and not by law; The presence of the wrong or right He rather felt than saw. He felt that wrong with wrong partakes, That nothing stands alone, That whoso gives the motive, makes His brother's sin his own. And, pausing not for doubtful choice Of evils great or small, He listened to that inward voice Which called away from all, O Spirit of that early day, 'So pure and strong and true, Be with us in the narrow way Our faithful fathers knew. Give strength the evil to forsake, The cross of Truth to bear, And love and reverent fear to make Our daily lives a prayer! 183S. DEMOCRACY. All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them.--Matthew vii. 12. Beaker of Freedom's holy light, Breaker of Slavery's chain and rod, The foe of all which pains the sight, Or wounds the generous ear of God! Beautiful yet thy temples rise, Though there profaning gifts are thrown; And fires unkindled of the skies Are glaring round thy altar-stone. Still sacred, though thy name be breathed By those whose hearts thy truth deride; And garlands, plucked from thee, are wreathed Around the haughty brows of Pride. Oh, ideal of my boyhood's time! The faith in which my father stood, Even when the sons of Lust and Crime Had stained thy peaceful courts with blood! Still to those courts my footstep...

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Title:The Writings Of John Greenleaf Whittier In 7 V (volume 3)Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217619711

ISBN - 13:9780217619714

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