Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 37

Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 37

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...Monument." " Divided " is a beautiful and characteristic oem. The following are the opening and the cosing sections: An empty sky, a world of heather, Purple of foxglove, yellow of broom; We two among them wading together, Shaking out honey, treading perfume. Crowds of bees are giddy with clover, Crowds of grusshoppcis skip at our feet, Crowds of lurks at their matins hang over, Thanking the Lord for a life so sweet. Flusheth the rise with her purple favor, Gloweth the cleft with her golden ring, 'Twixt the two brown butterflies waver, Lightly settle, and eleepily swing. We two walk till the purple dieth And short dry grass under foot is brown, But one little streak at a distance lieth Green like a ribbon to prank the down. After the long parting that ew out of apparently accidental and trivial hingances to meeting, at the end of a life-long separation, the afiection of faith says: And yet I know past all doubting, trulv--A knowledge greater than grief can dim I know, as he loved, he will love me dulyYea better--e'en better than I love him. And as I walk by the vast calm river, The awful river so dread to see, I say, " Thy breadth and th de th forever Are bridged by his thong ts t at cross to me." One of the most charming of her poems is weighted with the cumbrous title "A Mother showing a Portrait of her Child." Here is a pleasant picture: Is it warm in that green valley, Vale of childhood, where you dwell? Is it calm in that green valley, Round whose bournes such great hills swell? Are there giants in the valley Giants leaving foot rints yet'! Are there angels in t e valley? Tell mc--I forget. Answer, answer. for the lilies, Little one, o'ertop you much, And the mealy gold...show more

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  • Paperback | 1002 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 50mm | 1,751g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236744861
  • 9781236744869