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" With a soft cheek upon the lulling tide, Forgot the lifting winds; and the long stems, Whose flowers the water, like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature... "
Historical Sketch of the Old Sixth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers ... - Page 200
by John Wesley Hanson - 1866 - 352 pages
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Amy Wilton: or, Lights and shades of Christian life

Emma Jane Worboise - 1883
...can and does appear to sympathise with its emotions of happiness. But an American poet has said : — How strikingly the course of Nature tells, By its light heed of human suffering, That it was fashion'd for a happier world. The poet is right. Rocks, rivers and forests, flowers, mountains and...
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A Christian home: how to make and how to maintain it

John Hall - Families - 1884
...dreary in the extreme; but looking up, a clear sky, a bright sun, a balmy atmosphere recalled to me '' How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world." But there came a second thought: over that darkened dwelling grace had revealed a fairer heaven with...
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Sermons in Songs

Charles Seymour Robinson - Presbyterian Church - 1885 - 322 pages
...weary, full of care." We feel quite sure that all this disturbance is unnecessary and unnatural. " How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its light heed of human suffering. That man was fashioned (or a happier world." But dull as the course of nature is to all else, there can...
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Half-hours with the Best American Authors, Volume 4

American literature - 1886
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned in graceful attitudes to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world! King David's limbs wore weary. Ho had fled' From far Jerusalem ; and now he stood, With his faint people,...
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Crown Jewels, Or Gems of Literature, Art and Music: Being Choice Selections ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - American literature - 1888 - 632 pages
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world ! King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem ; and now he stood, With his faint...
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Expositions

Samuel Cox - Bible - 1887 - 453 pages
...universal health and righteousness, — a thought which one of our own poets has thrown into the words : How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its light heed of human suffering, That it was fashion'd for a happier world ! And were all men healthy and righteous, the laws of the universe, physical...
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Lessons in English: Adapted to the Study of American Classics : a Text-book ...

Sara Elizabeth Husted Lockwood - English language - 1888 - 403 pages
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world ! Willis. 125. Is it peace or war? better war! loud war by land and by sea, War with a thousand battles,...
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Harper's First [ -sixth] Reader, Book 5

Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin - Readers - 1889
...quietly gave way, And leaned in graceful attitudes to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, i By its light heed of human suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world 1 King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem ;' and now he stood, With his faint...
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The Popular Elocutionist and Reciter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - Elocution - 1894 - 564 pages
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And lean'd in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its light heed of human suffering, That it was fashion'd for a happier world ! King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem ; and...
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Select Poems for the Silent Hour

Religious poetry - 1895 - 125 pages
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world ! King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem; and now he stood, With his faint people,...
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