Sherburne Girls

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Dodd, Mead, 1898 - 388 pages
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Page v - MAIDEN ! with the meek, brown eyes, In whose orbs a shadow lies Like the dusk in evening skies ! Thou whose locks outshine the sun, Golden tresses, wreathed in one, As the braided streamlets run ! Standing, with reluctant feet, Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet...
Page 119 - Hast thou perceived the breadth of the earth ? declare if thou knowest it all. Where is the way where light dwelleth ? and as for darkness, where is the place thereof, that thou shouldest take it to the bound thereof, and that thou shouldest know the paths to the house thereof?
Page 144 - Forever singing as they shine, ' The hand that made us is divine. ' " And this is true. But their song is sung only to other ears. In the rightly developed soul, this song is sung to its own consciousness ; this celestial music is chanted for its own inward ear.
Page 143 - Slowly the clamor and the clash subside : Earth's restlessness her patient hopes subdue : Mild oceans shoreward heave a pulse-like tide : The skies are veined with blue. And life works through the growing quietness To bring some darling mystery into form : Beauty her fairest Possible would dress In colors pure and warm.
Page 222 - He gave them their hearts' desire and sent leanness withal into their souls?
Page 10 - There will be plenty of time for you to decide when you are eighteen or twenty,
Page 364 - I do not know when we shall see each other again. I almost wish that I were going back to school.

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