Maple Leaves

Maple Leaves

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... make on scenes so fair; But even here a little part Of heaven is found within the heart Where Christ abides, a wondrous joy, A peace, which death cannot destroy. This makes the desert blossom bright, And morning out of hideous night, Unto the Christian, as he brings To savage man, this peace he sings. Trouble may rise, clouding the light, Veiling the sun in shades of night, And fortune flee, and friends be few, And earth display few charms to view. But peace abides, 'tho' tempests blow, Who friendless is when Christ's below? He curbs the storm with gentle will, Saying, "Be hush'd! Ye waves, be still!" 0 peace and joy, how rich the part! This heaven above and in the heart. Down Deep. BOWN deep in the cold, blue sea y Are beautiful treasures lying, And the winds roll o'er in their laughing glee, Or sweep on in mournful sighing; But disturb not the gems in their lonely beds, Down 'mong the lost and the drown'd, Where the loved and beautiful rest their heads, Deep in the treacherous sound. Down deep in the quiet breast Are memories closely enshrouded, Which the world throws over oblivious rest, Some wrong that our life has clouded. But there deep they lie in their silent sleep, As those in the lonely bay, Yet oft in the gloom of midnight they creep, And flash in the bright noonday. Thus deep in God's Holy Word Are manifold treasures hidden, And they upon whom the Spirit is pour'd, A wondrous insight is given, To gather the truths conceal'd in the page, Those mysteries deep and profound, And so shun the shoals and the breaker's rage, And the enchanted ground. Before you go. jfHEIIE'S a heavy weight at my heart to-night, Y Your smile cannot remove, And my foolish tears come stealing down, An, d all my sorrow prove. You are going beyond the...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236609107
  • 9781236609106