Memoir and Letters

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1894 - 306 pages
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Page 282 - Happy he whom neither wealth nor fashion Nor the march of the encroaching city Drives an exile From the hearth of his ancestral homestead.
Page 305 - The soul may know No fearful change, nor sudden wonder, Nor sink the weight of mystery under, But with the upward rise, and with the vastness grow.
Page 261 - the troublesome tempter beset us,' said I, ' Let him come with his purse proudly grasped in his hand, But, Allan, be true to me, — Allan, we '11 die Before he shall go with an inch of the land
Page 276 - Returned this day, the south wind searches And finds young pines and budding birches, But finds not the budding man
Page 193 - were seldom elsewhere so impressive, or seemed so genuine as a devotional act. They needed, for their perfect effect, the influence of a leader with whom worship was an habitual mental attitude, and who combined with the instinct of religion the art of a poet and of a musician.
Page 38 - an easy life, nor do I envy the clergyman who makes it an easy life.
Page 104 - Christ to the young man said : 'Yet one thing more, If thou wouldst perfect be.'
Page 129 - Inasmuch as ye have not done it unto one of the least
Page 107 - He did not strive, nor cry, nor did any man hear his voice in the streets ; but
Page 144 - The Father hath not left me alone, because I do always the things that please Him,

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