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 What sacred beauties seam throughout the Whole, To charm the sense, and-steal upon the In classic elegance, and thoughts-ahis 611111, We see our faults, as in a mirror shown Each truth, in glaring charact'e1s exprest, All own the twin resemblance in their breast His easy periods, and pers11asive page. At once amend, and entertain the age Nature' 5 wild fields all open tohis View, He charms the mind with something ever. News On 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. 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.
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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 381g
  • English
  • 303 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243313799
  • 9780243313792