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ADELAIDE ANNE PROCTER angel Barry Cornwall Bavon bitter blue breast Bregenz bright calm child childish clouds cold Confessio Amantis crown dark darling dead DEAD PAST dear divine dream dreary earth echoes Edition eyes fade fair Fcap fear fled FLEET STREET flowers gathered gaze gentle Ghent gleam gloom glory God's golden grief hand hear heard Heaven honour hope Isaac Taylor John Mitford Judas Tree Lake Constance light listen live look murmur never night noble noble lady o'er oh Lord pain passed past peace phantom called Poems poor pray pride purple rejoice rest round shade shadows shining silent skies sleep smile sorrow soul spirit starry stars stern strange strife summer sweet tears tell tender thee thine thou thought thy heart to-day toil trees trembling Tyrol vision voice wait watched weary wind wings word ye stars
Page 21 - One by one thy griefs shall meet thee, Do not fear an armed band : One will fade as others greet thee ; Shadows passing through the land. Do not look at life's long sorrow ; See how small each moment's pain ; God will help thee for to-morrow, So each day begin again. Every hour that fleets so slowly Has its task to do or bear ; Luminous the crown, and holy, If thou set each gem with care.
Page 18 - The fall thou darest to despise, — May be the angel's slackened hand Has suffered it, that he may rise And take a firmer, surer stand ; Or, trusting less to earthly things, May henceforth learn to use his wings. And judge none lost ; but wait and see, With hopeful pity, not disdain ; The depth of the abyss may be The measure of the height of pain And love and glory that may raise This soul to God in after days ! FRIEND SORROW. Do not cheat thy heart, and tell her^ ' ' Grief will pass away ; Hope...
Page 20 - ONE. >~ONE by one the sands are flowing One by one the moments fall, Some are coming, some are going — Do not strive to grasp them all. One by one thy duties wait thee, Let thy whole strength go to each ; Let no future dreams elate thee ; Learn thou first what those can teaoh.
Page 17 - UDGE not; the workings of his brain And of his heart thou canst not see ; What looks to thy dim eyes a stain, In God's pure light may only be A scar, brought from some well-won field, Where thou wouldst only faint and yield.
Page 143 - mid the trees, That stood below the stream. At eve they all assembled, All care and doubt were fled ; With jovial laugh they feasted, The board was nobly spread, The elder of the village Rose up, his glass in hand, And cried, " We drink the downfall " Of an accursed land ! " The night is growing darker, " Ere one more day is flown, " Bregenz, our foemen's stronghold
Page 208 - I thank Thee more, that all our joy Is touched with pain; That shadows fall on brightest hours; That thorns remain; So that earth's bliss may be our guide, And not our chain.
Page 208 - I thank thee, Lord, that Thou hast kept The best in store ; We have enough, yet not too much To long for more : A yearning for a deeper peace, Not known before. r I thank Thee, Lord, that here our souls, Though amply blest, Can never find, although they seek, A perfect rest, — Nor ever shall, until they lean On Jesus
Page 36 - ... hand Could better wake or still ? Speak now — lest at some future day my whole life wither and decay. Lives there within thy nature hid The demon-spirit Change, Shedding a passing glory still On all things new and strange ? It may not be thy fault alone — but shield my heart against thy own.
Page 102 - Yet pray, and with hopeful tears ; An answer, not that you long for, But diviner will come one day ; Your eyes are too dim to see it, Yet strive, and wait, and pray.