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Page 40 - For I have learned To look on nature, not as in the hour Of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes The still sad music of humanity ; Nor harsh nor grating, though of ample power To chasten and subdue. And I have felt A presence that disturbs me with the joy Of elevated thoughts : a sense sublime Of something far more deeply interfused, Whose dwelling is the light of setting suns, And the round ocean and the living air, And the blue sky, and in the mind of man...
Page i - NOT worlds on worlds in phalanx deep, Need we to prove a God is here ; The daisy, fresh from Nature's sleep, Tells of His hand in lines as clear.
Page i - Could raise the daisy's purple bud ! Mould its green cup, its wiry stem, Its fringed border nicely spin, And cut the gold-embossed gem...
Page 115 - Regard the heart, keep that upon the wheels, because the sun is the foundation of life, and therefore, those universal remedies, aurum potabile and the philosopher's stone, cure all diseases.
Page 62 - My lord of Ely, when I was last in Holborn, I saw good strawberries in your garden there ; I do beseech you send for some of them.
Page 67 - While dismally the parson walk'd before : Upon her grave the rosemary they threw, The daisy, butter-flower, and endive blue.
Page 169 - European Ferns : their Form, Habit, and Culture. By JAMES BRITTEN, FLS With Thirty Fac-simile Coloured Plates, Painted from Nature by D. BLAIR, FLS Demy 410, cloth gilt, gilt edges, 21s.