The Cabin in the Clearing; And Other Poems

The Cabin in the Clearing; And Other Poems

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...singing bees, When soft winds sigh and tender blossoms grow, And Heaven is mirrored in the pulsing seas. i52 Song of the Winter Carnival In gentle souls, that kindly nature keeps Warmed in her bosom, Summer never dies, And when above our clay the winter weeps, 'Twill still be summer in the peaceful skies. So, happy New Year, happy, happy still, To you and all you cherish, far or near, May good prevail above each passing ill And smiles of joy replace each transient tear! May Heaven bend down to j'ou on sweetest wings, And Earth's fair bounties ripen at your feet, And love and hope and all divinest things Conspire to make your happiness complete. January i, i884 SONG OF THE WINTER CARNIVAL The South has a balmier breath, It has wonders of blossom and song; But its hot airs are freighted with death And its cyclones are murderously strong: In the light of this clear northern sky, When Polaris looks down on the snow, While the Bear and the Lion are high, And Orion and Sirius are low, There's a ring in the skater's swift steel And an impulse of joy in the air That only the North can reveal To the spirit long burdened with care: With the manifold chime of sweet bells And the rhythmical motion of sleighs, What a sea of wild melody swells, While the Winter his jewels displays! Song of the Winter Carnival i53 Here the sons of proud Albion rejoice Hand in hand with the children of France, And the harp of old Erin gives voice To the hymn of a new world's advance: Here, Scotia, dear Scotia, to thee Thy children lift voices of song, And the Indian, still dauntless and free, Brings the soul of the wood to the throng. Here the cross of St. George and the Stars Of the Union of States are unfurled Side by side, to the anguish of Mars, To the peace and the...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236570731
  • 9781236570734