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" For, like strains of martial music, Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavor; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids... "
Macmillan's Magazine - Page 41
1886
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Poems

Marianne Farningham - Poetry - 1866 - 276 pages
...• MARIANNE^ /J po BY MARIANNE FAR.NINGHAM. Author of " Lays and Lyrics of the Blessed Life." Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse...come like the benediction That follows after prayer. LONGFELLOW. LONDON: JAMES CLARKE & CO., Si, FLEET STREET. MDCCCLXVI. 1 OV •/ * .S •' .A/ . . >J...
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Evangeline: Courtship of Miles Standish. Favorite Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Poetry - 1866 - 95 pages
...showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start ; Who, through long days of labor, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse of care, And come like the benediction That follows...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1867
...humbler poet, \Vhose songs gu.shed from his heart, Ая showers from the clouds of summer. Or lean from the eyelids start ; Who through long days of...heard in his soul the music Of wonderful melodies." Our debt to these is immense. Poetry appeals to, and has ita esecnce in, that part of our nature which,...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1867 - 624 pages
...from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start ; Who, through long days...ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of wonderful melod,es. The restless pulse of care, And come like the benediction Such songs have power to quiet...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...creep A little out, and then, As if they play'd at bo-peep, Did soon draw in again. HERRICK. CAEE. SUCH songs have power to quiet The restless pulse...come like the benediction That follows after prayer. * * * * And the night shall be fill'd with music, And the cares that infest the day Shall fold their...
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The Baptist Quarterly, Volume 1

Lucius Edwin Smith, Henry Griggs Weston - Baptists - 1867
...showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start; Who through long days of labor, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of wonderful melodies." • Indeed the songs and poems which are canonized in the memory and heart, for the largest part, are...
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The Guardian, Volumes 18-19

Conduct of life - 1867
...These old hymns have great power over, and charm us. They in truth, 1863.] Tha Jy* of Heaven. 27 'have power to quiet, The restless pulse of care, And come like the benciliclion, That follows after prayer." Peter Daruiani wrote of the "joys of heaven," in strains...
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Common School Readings: Containing New Selections in Prose and Poetry for ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1867 - 230 pages
...showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start ; Who, through long days of labor, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul...come like the benediction That follows after prayer. Then read from the treasured volume The poem of tliy choice, And lend to the rhyme of the poet The...
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Christian Lyrics: Chiefly Selected from Modern Authors

Christian poetry - 1868 - 180 pages
...-NRLF ,., • ' / '1 ,1 I / CHIEFLY SELECTED FROM MODERN AUTHORS. "Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse...come like the benediction That follows after prayer!" WITH UPWARDS OF ONE HUNDRED ENGRAVINGS. fcfa gorh : PREFACE. N this little volume we have endeavoured...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1868 - 633 pages
...from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start ; Who, through long days of labour, And nights devoid of ease, Still beard in his soul the music Of wonderful melodies. Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse...
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