ISBN: 1164648640 / ISBN-13: 9781164648642
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from ... Show synopsis 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. 1861 Excerpt: ...I know the angels fold him close beneath their glittering wings, And soothe him with a son"; that breathes of Heaven's divinest thin(r). I know that we shall meet our babe, (his mother dear and I, ) Where God for aye shall wipe away all tears from every eye. Whate'er befalls his brethren twain, his bliss can never cease; Their lot may here be grief and fear, but his is certain peace. It may be that the Tempter's wiles their souls from bliss may sever; But, if our own poor faith fail not, he must be ours forever. When we think of what our darling is, and what we still must be, When we muse on that world's perfect bliss, and this world's misery, When we groan beneath this load of sin, and feel this grief and pain, O, we'd rather lose our other two, than have him here again! John Moultrie. TYING HER BONNET UNDER HER CHIN. Tying her bonnet under her chin. She tied her raven ringlets in; But not alone in the silken snare Did she catch her lovely floating hair, For, tying her bonnet under her chin. She tied a young man's heart within. TYING HER BONNET UNDER HER CHIN. They were strolling together up the hill, Where the wind comes blowing merry and chill; And it blew the curls, a frolicsome race, All over the happy peach-colored face, Till, scolding and laughing, she tied them in, Under her beautiful dimpled chin. And it blew a color, bright as the bloom Of the pinkest fuchsia's tossing plume, TYING HER BONNET UNDER HER CHIN. All over the cheeks of the prettiest girl That ever imprisoned a romping curl, Or, tying her bonnet under her chin, Tied a young man's heart within. Steeper and steeper grew the hill; Madder, merrier, chiller still The western wind blew down, and played The wildest tricks with the little maid, As, tying her bonnet under her chin, She ti.