This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... in thy nest Confessed! No storms, but the sunshine above Shall love; The clouds in the deep for thy bed, The trees for thy pillow, ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... in thy nest Confessed! No storms, but the sunshine above Shall love; The clouds in the deep for thy bed, The trees for thy pillow, the sky overhead. Rest, rest Silver Lake, in thy nest, Confessed! LINES AND LINES Just a paper scribbled o'er, --Baby's tracings; nothing more. Just a letter from a son Outward bound; the years swift run. Just a letter from a friend;--Beneath the lines a mystic trend. Just a letter from a lover Homeward bound to greet the other. Just a letter from a wife, --Elixir for worry, strife. Just a letter by a friend Stamped in black; the letters end. THE LITTLE BOOT I wonder if this little boot Can tell a tale? I fear it may! Were I but sure it could not tell I'm sure I'd tell it; I would say--But, then, I know not! Lest it should, Should tell the tale--its import leak--I'll say but this: upon its tip I pressed the same as on your cheek. Should ever it the fact disclose, And say my love I there displayed, Remember, 'twas because that, once, It held thy pretty foot, dear maid. TO THE NEW YEAR Like a new born babe at the mother's breast, Like an unfledged bird in the swaying nest, --Who, can tell of the days to be? Who, can fathom the mystery? Neither you nor I Till the by-and-by. To-day bright hopes, --the moon afloat, With the stars to light the way Through the purple depths, to the wondrous note That the sister planets play: To-morrow eclipse. With faith filled eyes, We will fathom the depths of the boundless skies And view the perfect day! DREAM LIFE When down the western dome the sun Smiles out the day with hope begun; When gilded clouds hang o'er the west Horizon's rim, the mountain crest; When twilight's calm enfolds the earth, And weary man seeks his home hearth; O, then, my heart a-homeward bent A moment revels iRead Less
New. 130 pages. Reprinted from 1905 edition. Smyth/Section Sewn, Hard-Cover. Exact/Strict reproduction of text, no changes has been made in respect to the original text. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes/bindings than this reprint is of only a single volume/binding. A lot of effort has been made to check and improve each page/scan manually for its quality of text and illustrations (if any, are in b/w). Folded illustrations, if any, are not included in the book. This is not a retyped or an ocr'd book. Index, contents, etc, if any in the original book, are included. This item is printed on demand using good quality natural shade paper.
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