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Page 147 - Joy, Lady! is the spirit and the power, Which wedding Nature to us gives in dower A new Earth and new Heaven...
Page 40 - And now that noble figure is but mould. Only a few months ago, those majestic eyes looked for the last time on the light of a pleasant spring morning. Calm, like a god, the old man sat ; and with a smile seemed to bid farewell to the light of day, on which he had gazed for more than eighty years. Books were near him, and the pen which had just dropped, as it were from his dying fingers. ' Open the shutters, and let in more light ! ' were the last words that came from those lips.
Page 43 - Fight the ship,' were his last words : ' fight the ship as long as she can swim.
Page 181 - Wait, and Love himself will bring The drooping flower of knowledge changed to fruit Of wisdom. Wait : my faith is large in Time, And that which shapes it to some perfect end.
Page 25 - ... blazoned a plume of three Ostrich feathers, with Ich Dien (I serve) written under.
Page 85 - Far on in the distance, where fails observation, It wakes in despairing hearts high aspiration ; Gives strength to tried souls in the hour of temptation : Oh, live ! life is power in every sphere.