Gems from the Spirit Mine. (League of Univ. Brotherhood)

Gems from the Spirit Mine. (League of Univ. Brotherhood)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...And teaching through the eye, seeks wisdom to impart. A form of loveliness, in beauty bright, Is seated on the earth; 'mid wreaths of flowers Her banner waves above in glorious light, And nations say, "this heritage is ours." Hail, lovely Peace! oh plant thy standard here--The Dove of Promise seeks a place of rest--The voice of love has fallen on our ear--The Bonds of Brotherhood alone are blest. Peace, with her loving heart and gentle hand, Points to the Holy Bond that makes them one. "All nations, kindreds, tribes of every land, Made of one blood," and ransomed by his Son. Europe arises from her dream of war, Receives the sacred truth with fervent joy; And injured Africa has heard from far, That Freedom shall be free, and gold without alloy. Asia, in thoughtful wisdom, sits serene, Points to the treaty that has blessed the land; And wild America, with earnest mien, Subdued and listening, seeks to understand. The Holy Book is open--Peace must come--The Holy Book is open--Peace must spread--The Dove must find an universal home, And mingling nations meet, and at one altar wed. Up, Brothers--all! help on the glorious day-United hearts, and hands, and voices raise; Statesmen and ministers a bright array, And Poets breathing only Gospel lays, Sculptors and Painters, each with gifted art, The many-tongued interpreters of mind, Shall mirror forth deep lessons to the heart, Teaching sweet hymns of Peace to all mankind. C. M. Fry. A GLORIOUS DAY IS DAWNING. Like dew-drops from the lion's mane, May England shake away The ills she feels, and those she fears: --There dawns a glorious day. Freedom and Peace are happy twins, Apart they cannot stray; True Freedom but for Peace contends, And hails a glorious day. What, though oppressors may...
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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123658094X
  • 9781236580948