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. 1909 Excerpt: ...v Not seldom, clad in radiant vest, Deceitfully goes forth the Morn; I Not seldom Evening in the west Sinks smilingly forsworn. The ...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. 1909 Excerpt: ...v Not seldom, clad in radiant vest, Deceitfully goes forth the Morn; I Not seldom Evening in the west Sinks smilingly forsworn. The smoothest seas will sometimes prove. To the confiding Bark, untrue; And, if she trust the stars above, They can be treacherous too. The umbrageous Oak, in pomp outspread Full oft, when storms the welkin rend, Draws lightning down upon the head It promised to defend. But Thou art true, incarnate Lord, Who didst vouchsafe for man to die; Thy smile is sure, thy plighted word No change can falsify! I bent before thy gracious throne, And asked for peace on suppliant knee; And peace was given, --nor peace alone, But faith sublimed to ecstasy! COMPOSED UPON AN EVENING OF EX ORDINARY SPLENDOUR AND BEAUT i Had this effulgence disappeared With flying haste, I might have sent, Among the speechless clouds, a look Of blank astonishment; But 'tis endued with power to stay, And sanctify one closing day, That frail Mortality may see--What is?--ah no, but what can be! Time was when field and watery cove With modulated echoes rang, While choirs of fervent Angels sang Their vespers in the grove; Or, crowning, star-like, each some sovereign Warbled, for heaven above and earth below, Strains suitable to both.--Such holy rite, Methinks, if audibly repeated now From hill or valley, could not' move Sublimer transport, purer love, Than doth this silent spectacle--the gleam-The shadow--and the peace supreme! 1 Felt and in a great measure composed upon the littk front of our abode at Rydal. No sound is uttered, --but a deep And solemn harmony pervades The hollow vale from steep to steep, And penetrates the glades. Far-distant images draw nigh, Called forth by wondrous potency Of beamy radiance, that imbues, Whate'er it strikes, with gem-like hues! In visio...Read Less
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