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. 1883 Excerpt: ...the lightning's passing dart, Half-formed in glowing happiness they melt. 'Thank God!' Yes, after nine-and-twenty years of night, At length ...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. 1883 Excerpt: ...the lightning's passing dart, Half-formed in glowing happiness they melt. 'Thank God!' Yes, after nine-and-twenty years of night, At length awakes for him the radiant day, And the first word which he doth read with glad new sight Is 'Thank God!' Thanks, praise to Him alway! E'en had the first-seen sunbeam not upborne his mind In praise to Him who said, 'Let there be light, '1 The Hofrath's beautiful device must surely find A deep response, and heavenward turn his sight. It was a lovely thought, to place the sweet-toned lyre At once within the joy-unnerv6d hand; May blessings rest on him, and may the angel choir Around him breathe the songs of their bright Fatherland. April 26, 1855. 1 An incident at Grafrath, related by a patient of the skilful oculist, Dr. de Lcuvc. Then Time will seem as but a pebble cast Into the ocean of Eternity, Breaking for one short moment that pure light Which dwells upon its calm expanse of joy, As into shiv'ring radiance and shade-like circles, Soon melting back into primeval brightness (Like that which was when all created essence Took but the forms of blended light and music, In glory of an infinite variety). Through the translucent crystal of that sea It swiftly sinks to rest, within the depths Of that great heart, like an aye-glistening And treasured memory of things gone by, Bearing, deep graven on its pale, clear front, One word--REDEMPTION! Vqt SSEantiermg Sunbeam. T wandered far, that Sunbeam bright, To mortal eyes of purest light, And gladdening all o'er whom it beamed, A. seraph's smile of joy it seemed. But farther yet it longed to soar, Where earthly darkness dims no more; To visit that abode of light, Too dazzling far for human sight. On glowing wing through space it tiew, Till heaven's own glory was in view, And thro...Read Less
New. pp. 332. Pages 332 It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back(1883). Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
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