Memoir and Letters (Google eBook)

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1894 - 306 pages
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Page 282 - Happy he whom neither wealth nor fashion Nor the march of the encroaching city Drives an exile From the hearth of his ancestral homestead.
Page 305 - The soul may know No fearful change, nor sudden wonder, Nor sink the weight of mystery under, But with the upward rise, and with the vastness grow.
Page 261 - the troublesome tempter beset us,' said I, ' Let him come with his purse proudly grasped in his hand, But, Allan, be true to me, Allan, we '11 die Before he shall go with an inch of the land
Page 276 - Returned this day, the south wind searches And finds young pines and budding birches, But finds not the budding man
Page 193 - were seldom elsewhere so impressive, or seemed so genuine as a devotional act. They needed, for their perfect effect, the influence of a leader with whom worship was an habitual mental attitude, and who combined with the instinct of religion the art of a poet and of a musician.
Page 38 - an easy life, nor do I envy the clergyman who makes it an easy life.
Page 104 - Christ to the young man said : 'Yet one thing more, If thou wouldst perfect be.'
Page 129 - Inasmuch as ye have not done it unto one of the least
Page 107 - He did not strive, nor cry, nor did any man hear his voice in the streets ; but
Page 144 - The Father hath not left me alone, because I do always the things that please Him,

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