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Page 23 - ... tree, And the tired wind sleeps and the sunlight smiles ; Up and on to the Mountains piled, Peak o'er peak, in the northern air, Home of streams and of winds that wild Torrent and tempest valeward bear, — Where the Great Stone Face looms changeless, calm, As the Sphinx that couches on Egypt's sands, And the fir and the sassafras yield their balm Sweet as the odors of Morning lands, — Where the eagle floats in the summer noon, While his comrade clouds drift, silent, by, And the waters fill...
Page 24 - O isles of calm ! — O dark, still wood ! And stiller skies that overbrood Your rest with deeper quietude ! O shapes and hues, dim beckoning, through Yon mountain gaps, my longing view Beyond the purple and the blue, To stiller sea and greener land, And softer lights and airs more bland, And skies, — the hollow of God's hand ! Transfused through you, O mountain friends ! With mine your solemn spirit blends, And life no more hath separate ends.
Page 24 - WHITE clouds, whose shadows haunt the deep, Light mists, whose soft embraces keep The sunshine on the hills asleep ! O isles of calm ! — O dark, still wood...
Page 19 - Of situation ; chiefly choose a wholesome air. For air is a dish one feeds on every minute, and therefore it need be good. Wherefore great men, who may build where they please, as poor men where they can, if herein they prefer their profit above their health, I refer them to their physicians to make them pay for it accordingly.
Page 16 - Katrine " of this mountain land ! Oh jewel set amid a scene so fair ! "Kearsarge,"
Page ii - Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light ; and the landscape Lay as if new-created in all the freshness of childhood. Peace seemed to reign upon earth, and the restless heart of the ocean Was for a moment consoled. All sounds were in harmony blended. Voices of children at play, the crowing of cocks in the farm-yards...
Page 28 - Nearly all the private families take boarders, at prices from $5.00 to $10.00 per week. EAST ANDOVER, NH 100 miles from Boston, on Concord Division.
Page 38 - Salisbury, Salisbury Centre and West Salisbury on arrival of train leaving Boston at 8.30 am SllNAPEE, NH—For Sunapee Village on arrival of trains leaving Boston at 8.30 am and i.oo p m.
Page 17 - Sunapee are so transparent that the rocks and sands thirty feet beneath are plainly seen, and among these submerged ledges the great fish may be watched, as they attend to their domestic and social affairs.