The Legend of the Rocks: And Other Poems

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E. Conrad, 1827 - Deaf authors - 204 pages
 

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Page 139 - The oaks of the mountains fall; the mountains themselves decay with years; the ocean shrinks and grows again; the moon herself is lost in heaven, but thou art for ever the same, rejoicing in the brightness of thy course. When the world is dark with tempests, when thunder rolls and lightning flies, thou lookest in thy beauty from the clouds, and laughest at the storm.
Page 59 - In vain — alas, in vain! thy numbers roll — Within my heart no echo they inspire; Though form'd by nature in thy sweet control To melt with tenderness, or glow with fire, Misfortune...
Page 59 - Unheard, unheeded are the lips by me, To others that unfold some heav'n-born art; — And melody — Oh dearest melody ! How had thine accents, thrilling to my heart, Awaken'd all its strings to sympathy, Bidding the spirit at thy magic start! How had my heart responsive to the strain, Throb'd in love's wild delight, or soothing pain!
Page 43 - OUR life is twofold ; Sleep hath its own world, A boundary between the things misnamed Death and existence : Sleep hath its own world, And a wide realm of wild reality, • And dreams in their developement have breath, And tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy...
Page 197 - With warm affection's eloquence to tell What fond emotions in the bosom swell ; — These blessings they have found, — nor these alone ; They know the most sublime that can be known — They know a God ! — to Him their steps are led The path of everlasting joy to tread ; — Their knees are taught to bow His throne before ; Their hearts a Friend and Father to adore. Before her God, upon her bended knee, In fervent prayer the cherub infant see ; Her raven hair in tremulous wreaths entwining. Upon...
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Page 58 - And am I doom'd to be denied forever, The blessings that to all around are given? And shall those links be reunited never That bound me to mankind, till they were riven In childhood's day? Alas, how soon to sever From social intercourse, the doom of heaven Was past upon me!

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