Thekla And Other Poems by Stephen Hughes Games

Thekla And Other Poems

byStephen Hughes Games

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...dropt Through some high mountain dell, His words on ears, which stubborn pride had stopt, In gentlest accents fell. "I am that Shepherd good: My sheep I know; They know Me and I guide; I lead them where the verdant pastures grow, And the still waters glide." IV "O Shepherd, look, upon a thousand hills Thy sheep are wandering wide; And some the wolf, and some the robber kills, And some have fallen and died. "O Shepherd, nights are dark and crags are steep, And far off seems the day To lambs, who through the mists bewildered creepLost on a perilous way. "O Shepherd, help--for Thou canst help, canst hear; Make speed to save, to bless: Save, lest we perish 'mid the mountain drear, Or the bleak wilderness." So prayed I through the gloom as home I went In the far northern wild, And to my prayer a gracious word seemed sent--A star arose and smiled. A PROCESSION AT INTRA ""f T 7" ASH us, O Lord, in the deep fountain falling, V V Drop after drop from Thy spear-wounded side; Hark to the cry of us stricken ones calling:--Low in the dust lies the crest of our pride! "See! we lift up to Thee hands dark and gory, Dipt in the blood of the souls we have slain; Eyes we upraise to Thee learned in sin's story, Bodies we bow that in sin's filth have lain. "Lord, Thou hast poured on us grace running over; Seed hast Thou lavished and watered and sown; Pleaded, entreated, pressed close as a lover:--We Thy will slighted and loved but our own! "See, Lord, we come to Thee--weary and wounded, Wasted and worn in the battles we've lost; All that sin offers in sin have we sounded--Depths of black shame 'neath torn seas tempest-tossed. "Yea, but Thou hearest us: still Thou canst love us, Though we have...

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Title:Thekla And Other PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217966500

ISBN - 13:9780217966504

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