Th. Kuffner's Erzaehlende Schriften: Bd. Scherz und Ernst. Der Mord des Toten. Geist und Leben der britischen Dichter des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts

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I. Klang, 1845
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Page 451 - Eternal HOPE ! when yonder spheres sublime Peal'd their first notes to sound the march of Time, Thy joyous youth began — but not to fade. — When all the sister planets have...
Page 439 - Thy genial heat enlivens the chill' d frame. I love to muse me o'er the evening hearth, I love to pause in meditation's sway; And whilst each object gives reflection birth, Mark thy brisk rise, and see thy slow decay: And I would wish, like thee, to shine serene, Like thee, within mine influence, all to cheer; And wish at last, in life's declining scene, As I had beam'd as bright, to fade as clear: So might my children ponder o'er my shrine, And o'er my ashes muse, as I will muse o'er thine.
Page 441 - ... shower retires, Kindle thy unhurting fires, And among the meadows near, Thy refulgent pillar rear ; Or amid the dark-blue cloud, High thine orbed glories shroud ; Or the moisten'd hills between, Bent in mighty arch be seen ; Through whose sparkling portals wide, Fiends of storm and darkness ride. Like Cheerfulness, thou art wont to gaze Always on the brightest blaze ; Canst from setting suns deduce Varied gleams and sprightly hues ; And on low'ring gloom imprint Smiling streaks of gayest tint.
Page 441 - Finger of the dews of air, Glowing vision, fleet as fair ; While the evening shower retires, Kindle thy unhurting fires, And among the meadows near, Thy refulgent pillar rear ; Or amid the dark-blue cloud, High thine orbed glories shroud ; Or the moisten'd hills between, Bent in mighty arch be seen ; Through whose sparkling portals wide, Fiends of storm and darkness ride. Like Cheerfulness...

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