The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White and James Grahame: With Memoirs, Critical Dissertations, and Explanatory Notes

J. Nichol, 1856 - 326 páginas

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Página 232 - Then shalt thou cause the trumpet of the jubilee to sound on the tenth day of the seventh month, in the day of atonement shall ye make the trumpet sound throughout all your land.
Página 222 - That yester-morn bloomed waving in the breeze. Sounds the most faint attract the ear, — the hum Of early bee, the trickling of the dew, The distant bleating midway up the hill. Calmness sits throned on yon unmoving cloud.
Página 189 - " Of beauty, from the light retired ; Bid her come forth, Suffer herself to be desired, And not blush so to be admired. Then die ! that she The common fate of all things rare May read in thee : How small a part of time they share. That are so wondrous sweet and fair...
Página 189 - Go, lovely rose, Tell her that wastes her time and me, That now she knows, When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. Tell her that's young And shuns to have her graces spied, That hadst thou sprung In deserts where no men abide, Thou must have uncommended died.
Página 199 - When, marshalled on the nightly plain, The glittering host bestud the sky, One Star alone, of all the train, Can fix the sinner's wandering eye. Hark ! hark ! to God the chorus breaks, From every host, from every gem ; But one alone the Saviour speaks, It is the star of Bethlehem.
Página 232 - And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof : it shall be a jubilee unto you ; and ye shall return every man unto his possession, and ye shall return every man unto his family.
Página 223 - But on this day, embosomed in his home, He shares the frugal meal with those he loves ; With those he loves he shares the heart-felt joy Of giving thanks to God...
Página 223 - Slowly the throng moves o'er the tomb-paved ground : The aged man, the bowed down, the blind Led by the thoughtless boy, and he who breathes With pain, and eyes the new-made grave...
Página 147 - O'er the uplands now to rove, While thy modest ray serene Gilds the wide surrounding scene ; And to watch thee riding high In the blue vault of the sky, Where no thin vapour intercepts thy ray, But in unclouded majesty thou walkest on thy way.
Página 198 - And wilt thou bend a listening ear To praises low as ours ? Thou wilt ! for thou dost love to hear The song which meekness pours.

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