This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...Branch Born at New London, Conn., and still living there. WHILE LOVELINESS GOES BY t Sometimes when all the world seems grey and dun And nothing beautiful, a voice will cry, " Look out, look out! Angels are drawing nigh! " Then my slow burdens leave me one by one, And swiftly does my heart arise and ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...Branch Born at New London, Conn., and still living there. WHILE LOVELINESS GOES BY t Sometimes when all the world seems grey and dun And nothing beautiful, a voice will cry, " Look out, look out! Angels are drawing nigh! " Then my slow burdens leave me one by one, And swiftly does my heart arise and run Even like a child while loveliness goes by--And common folk seem children of the sky, And common things seem shaped of the sun. Oh, pitiful! that I who love them, must So soon perceive their shining garments fade! And slowly, slowly, from my eyes of trust Their flaming banners sink into a shade! While this earth's sunshine seems the golden dust Slow settling from that radiant cavalcade. Anna Hempstead Branch THE TRAIL-MAKERS North and west along the coast among the misty islands, Sullen in the grip of night and smiling in the day: Nunivak and Akutan, with Nome against the highlands, On we drove with plated prow agleam with frozen spray. Loud we sang adventuring and lustily we jested; Quarreled, fought, and then forgot the taunt, the blow, the jeers; Named a friend and clasped a hand--a compact sealed, attested; Shared tobacco, yarns, and drink, and planned surpassing years. Then-.--the snow that locked the trail where famine's shadow followed Out across the blinding white and through the stabbing cold, Past tents along the tundra over faces blotched and hollowed; Toothless mouths that babbled foolish songs of hidden gold. Wisdom, lacking sinews for the toil, gave over trying; Fools, with thews of iron, blundered on and won the fight; Weaklings drifted homeward; else they tarried--worse than dying--With the painted lips and wastrels on the edges of the night. Berries of the saskatoon were ripening and falling; Flowers decked the barren with...
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