Meditations and Contemplations, Vol. 1 of 2

Meditations and Contemplations, Vol. 1 of 2 : Containing, Vol. I: Meditations Among the Tombs; Reflections on a Flower-Garden; And, a Descant Upon Creation; Vol. II, Contemplations on the Night; Contemplations on the Starry Heavens; And a Winter Piece

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Excerpt from Meditations and Contemplations, Vol. 1 of 2: Containing, Vol. I: Meditations Among the Tombs; Reflections on a Flower-Garden; And, a Descant Upon Creation; Vol. II, Contemplations on the Night; Contemplations on the Starry Heavens; And a Winter Piece At once amend, and entertain the age Nature's wild fields all open to his View, He charms the mind with something ever newal 0u fancy's pinions, his advent'rous soul Wantons unbounded, and pervades the whole From death's dark caverns in the earth below, To spheres, Where planets roll, or comets glow. See him explore, with more than human eyes, The dreary sepulchre, where Greneille lies Converse with stones, or monumental brass, The rude i.nscriptions - or the painted glass To gloomy vaults descend with awful tread, And View the silent mansions of the' dead. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 381g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243313799
  • 9780243313792