New Outlook Volume 77

New Outlook Volume 77

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...of that White Specter which is making ready to destroy them in good time. Life, Death, and Love AWOMANlaywithclosedeyesand quiet breath waiting to welcome an angel whose presence seemed to overshadow the white-curtained room. A man knelt beside the bed, the woman's hand pressed close in his. against his cheek, while his lips moved as if in prayer. In the room were Life, Death, and Love. "What have you given her?" questioned Death of Life. "I brought her my best gifts," answered Life: " youth, health, beauty, joy, and Love." "Has Love brought her good gifts?" again asked Death. Said Love with wistful eyes, "I brought her brave, bright hours, sun shine and laughter, happiness, and glory in living, and then a heavy cross. The sunshine she shed all about her, even with the fading of Life's glory; the cross hidden deep in her soul cast out self and made a new radiance and beauty there." "Let her come to me," said Death. "Life had much to give, but peace and rest are not for Life to bestow. Love would give all, but must reckon with the human heart. I will crown and glorify and bless her." Life fled from the quiet room with a sigh 'and one whispered, tender word; but Love lingered, brave even in the full presence of Death. "What of him?" said Love, pointing to the kneeling figure. "He made the cross?" Death asked. "Yes," said Love, weeping. "We must teach him," said Death, "what he could not learn from Life." L. M. S. i Worthington Whittredge, Landscape Painter By Frank Jewett Mather, Jr. WORDSWORTHIAN was an epithet freely applied to American landscape art about fifty years ago. It meant, as th-j genial Tuckerman and others...show more

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  • Paperback | 684 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,202g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236830059
  • 9781236830050