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Page 150 - To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly trace the forest's shady scene, Where things that own not man's dominion dwell, And mortal foot hath ne'er or rarely been ; To climb the trackless mountain all unseen, With the wild flock that never needs a fold ; Alone o'er steeps and foaming falls to lean ; This is not solitude ; 'tis but to hold Converse with Nature's charms, and view her stores unroll'd.
Page 61 - We need not bid, for cloistered cell, Our neighbour and our work farewell, Nor strive to wind ourselves too high For sinful man beneath the sky: The trivial round, the common task, Would furnish all we ought to ask; Room to deny ourselves; a road To bring us daily nearer God.
Page 73 - And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find them all again In the fields of light above. Oh, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'Twas an angel visited the green earth, And took the flowers away.
Page 269 - O how plentiful is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee : and that thou hast prepared for them that put their trust in thee, even before the sons of men ! 22 Thou shalt hide them privily by thine own presence from the provoking of all men : thou shalt keep them secretly in thy tabernacle from the strife of tongues.
Page 187 - The Reaper said, and smiled ; "Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. "They shall all bloom in fields of light, Transplanted by my care, And saints upon their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear.
Page 247 - And, losing all pollution, mingles there In the wide world of waters. So is it With the great stream of things, if all were seen : Good the beginning, good the end shall be, And transitory evil only make The good end happier. Ages pass away, Thrones fall, and nations disappear, and worlds Grow old and go to wreck : the soul alone Endures, and what she chooseth for herself, The arbiter of her own destiny, That only shall be permanent.
Page 187 - Curved is the line of beauty, Straight is the line of duty ; Walk by the last, and thou shalt see The other ever follow thee.
Page 304 - END OF VOL. I. LONDON : Printed by Schulze and Co., 13, Poland Street.
Page 56 - ... that after the subsidence of the peritonitis, from which she was not free for many days, it was found requisite to continue the vaginal plugging for another week, when sufficient adhesion was formed to allow its discontinuance. After the operation her bowels were kept confined for as long as possible. At the end of three weeks she was able to sit up, and a week later was sent to the Convalescent Home at Stillorgan, whence she returned to her former occupation, and is now again employed at the...
Page 144 - What did he say he was going to do?" " He said he was going to town on business.

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