Wild Violets: A Collection of Poems and Sketches

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F. E. Longley, 1873 - 125 pages
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Page 62 - We watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died.
Page 65 - Ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands."
Page 59 - So hearts that are fainting Grow full to o'erflowing, And they that behold it Marvel, and know not That God at their fountains Far off has been raining, The dawn is not distant, Nor is the night starless : Love is eternal ; God is still God, And His faith shall not fail us Christ is eternal.
Page 88 - thou not known, hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary ?
Page 30 - now he is dead, wherefore should I fast ? can I bring him back again ? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.
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Page 62 - Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died.
Page 96 - My God, the spring of all my joys, The life of my delights ; The glory of my brightest days, The comfort of my nights.
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Page 65 - Surrounded by a host of foes, Stormed by a host of foes within, Nor swift to flee nor strong to oppose, Single against hell, earth, and sin, Single yet undismayed I am—

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