The Book of Specimens, Stanhope Press

F.H. Gilson Company, 1905 - 452 pÓgines

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PÓgina 220 - The world can never give The bliss for which we sigh: 'Tis not the whole of life to live, Nor all of death to die.
PÓgina 157 - A Book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread — and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness — Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow!
PÓgina 221 - Beyond this vale of tears There is a life above, Unmeasured by the flight of years ; And all that life is love. 4 There is a death whose pang Outlasts the fleeting breath ; O what eternal horrors hang Around
PÓgina 219 - SWEET the moments, rich in blessing, Which before the cross I spend; Life, and health, and peace possessing, From the sinner's dying friend.
PÓgina 157 - Come, fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring Your Winter-garment of Repentance fling: The Bird of Time has but a little way To flutter — and the Bird is on the Wing.
PÓgina 219 - FROM the table now retiring, Which for us the Lord hath spread, May our souls, refreshment finding, Grow in all things like our Head ! 2 His example by beholding, May our lives his image bear ; Him our Lord and Master calling, His commands may we revere. 3 Love to God and man displaying, Walking steadfast in his way, Joy attend us in believing, Peace from God through endless day...
PÓgina 157 - Each Morn a thousand Roses brings, you say; Yes, but where leaves the Rose of Yesterday ? And this first Summer month that brings the Rose Shall take Jamshyd and Kaikobad away.
PÓgina 220 - ... He gently knocks, has knocked before; Has waited long, is waiting still: You treat no other friend so ill. 2 But will He prove a friend indeed?
PÓgina 221 - BEHOLD a stranger at the door ! He gently knocks — has knocked before ; Has waited long — is waiting still : You treat no other friend so ill. 2. O, lovely attitude, he stands With melting heart, and loaded hands F O, matchless kindness ! and he shows This matchless kindness to his foes ! 3.
PÓgina 192 - ... etc. Though the word courtesy is derived from court, yet, says the Lady, the thing is not always so readily found now in courts as in humbler places. Here she differs from Spenser, as quoted by Newton : — " Of Court it seems men Courtesie do call, For that it there most useth to abound.

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