Reminiscences of the Poet Whittier (Google eBook)

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Granite State Publishing Company, 1908 - 20 pages
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Page 17 - Once more, О mountains of the North unveil Your brows and lay your cloudy mantles by! And once more, ere the eyes that seek ye fail Uplift against the blue walls of the sky Your mighty shapes, and let the sunshine weave Its golden net-work in your belting woods.
Page 3 - Assured that He whose presence fills With light the spaces of these hills No evil to his creatures wills. "The simple faith remains, that He Will do, whatever that may be, The best alike for man and tree.
Page 15 - The fears of man to this place have lent A terror which Nature never meant, For who hath wandered, with curious eye, This dim and shadowy cavern by, And known, in the sun or star-light, aught Which might not beseem so lonely a spot.
Page 15 - Thunderous and vast, a fire-veined darkness swept Over the rough, pine-bearded Asquam range ; A wraith of tempest, wonderful and strange, From peak to peak the cloudy giant stepped.
Page 17 - Dark Titan on his Sunset Hill Of time and change defiant ! How dwarfed the common woodland seemed, Before the old-time giant!
Page 17 - Was it the half-unconscious moan Of one apart and mateless, The weariness of unshared power, The loneliness of greatness.
Page 18 - One man at least I know Who might wear the crest of Bayard.

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