A Bank of Violets

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1895 - American poetry - 76 pages
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Page 60 - I count not myself yet to have apprehended : but one thing I do, forgetting the things which are behind, and stretching forward to the things which are before, I press on toward the goal unto the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Page iii - Were Poetry the sweet south breeze, To breathe upon my violets, Delight would thrill the neighboring trees Of Helicon ; and Fancy ease Her heart in far-heard triolets, Were Poetry the sweet south breeze To breathe upon my violets...
Page 6 - ... husband being Sir John whose wife has Sheafe, Gushing, and Wentworth, until 1816, when they went Wentworth blood flowing in one rich to England, from whence they never stream in her aristocratic veins. THE COMING OF JUNE. BY HOPE HUNTINGTON. When the gladsome earth discloses All her fragrant, queenly roses, And the thrush and swallow warble all in tune, . And the wood and meadow smiling, Call their subjects all beguiling, Then from up the shining orient comes the June. Lovelier than the springtime...
Page 52 - And strains there are That whoso hears shall hear for evermore. —ROBERT Louis STEVENSON.

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