Faithful to the Light: And Other Tales

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American Unitarian Association, 1871 - Всего страниц: 166

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Стр. 16 - The stars of midnight shall be dear To her; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place Where rivulets dance their wayward round, And beauty born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face.
Стр. 3 - THE rocky ledge runs far into the sea, And on its outer point, some miles away, The Lighthouse lifts its massive masonry, A pillar of fire by night, of cloud by day. Even at this distance I can see the tides, Upheaving, break unheard along its base, A speechless wrath, that rises and subsides In the white lip and tremor of the face. And as the evening darkens, lo ! how bright, Through the deep purple of the twilight air, Beams forth the...
Стр. 144 - Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life : and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
Стр. 48 - I'll meet the raging of the skies, But not an angry father." The boat has left a stormy land, A stormy sea before her, — When, oh! too strong for human hand, The tempest gathered o'er her.
Стр. 18 - He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children.
Стр. 40 - I slept, and dreamed that life was beauty ; I woke, and found that life was duty. Was thy dream then a shadowy lie ? Toil on, sad heart, courageously, And thou shalt find thy dream to be A noonday light and truth to thee.
Стр. 3 - A new Prometheus, chained upon the rock, Still grasping in his hand the fire of Jove, It does not hear the cry, nor heed the shock, But hails the mariner with words of love. "Sail on!
Стр. 28 - O King, have pity on me, For I have lost my darling child, And that's the loss that makes me wild. " A Crocodile ate him for his food ; Now let me have the murderer's blood, Let me have vengeance for my boy, The only thing that can give me joy. " I know that you, Sire ! never do wrong, You have no tail so stiff and strong, You have no tail to strike and slay, But you have ears to hear what I say.
Стр. 28 - The woman she leapt into the boat, And down the river alone did she float, And fast with the stream the boat proceeds. And now she is come to the Island of Reeds. The King of the Crocodiles there was seen ; He sat upon the eggs of the Queen, And all around, a numerous rout, The young Prince Crocodiles crawl'd about.

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