Little People of God and What the Poets Have Said of Them

Little People of God and What the Poets Have Said of Them

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...Artless one! though thou gazest now O'er the white blossom with earnest brow, Soon will it tire thy childish eye; Fair as it is, thou wilt throw it by. Throw it aside in thy weary hour, Throw to the ground the fair white fiower;-Yet, as thy tender years depart, With Love's invisible sceptre laden; I am thine Esther, to command-Till thou shalt find thy queen-handmaiden, Philip, my king! O, the day when thou goest a-wooing, Philip, my king! VVhen those beautiful lips 'gin suing, And, some gentle heart's bars undoing, Thou dost enter, love-crowned, and there Sittest love-glorified!--Rule kindly, Tenderly over thy kingdom fair; For we that love, ah! we love so blindly, Philip, my king! I gaze from thy sweet mouth up to thy brow, Philip, my king! The spirit that there lies sleeping now May rise like a giant, and make men bow As to one Heaven-chosen amongst his peers. My Saul, than thy brethren higher and fairer, Let me behold thee in future years! Yet thy head needeth a circlet rarer, Philip, my king--A wreath, not of gold, but palm. One day, Philip, my king! Thou too must tread, as we trod, a way Th, orny, and cr'uel, and cold, and gray; Rebels within thee, and foes without, Will snatch at thy crown. But, march on, glorious. lIartyr, yet monarch! till angels shout, As thou sitt'st at the feet of God victorious, " Philip, the king! ." Dina/1 zllaria Mulock. CHILDREN. CHILDREN are what the mothers are. No fondest father's fondest care Can fashion so the infant heart As those creative beams that dart, With all their hopes and fears, upon The cradle of a sleeping son.-His startled eyes with wonder see A father near him on his knee, Who wishes all the while to trace ' The mother in his future face;...
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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782720
  • 9781236782724