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Page 43 - Till one wide conflagration swallows all. Thence a new world to Nature's laws unknown, Breaks out refulgent, with a heaven its own : Another Cynthia her new journey runs, And other planets circle other suns. The forests dance, the rivers upward rise, Whales sport in woods, and dolphins in the skies ; And last, to give the whole creation grace, Lo ! one vast egg produces human race. Joy fills his soul, joy innocent of thought ;
Page 363 - WHEN all the world is young, lad, And all the trees are green ; And every goose a swan, lad, And every lass a queen; Then hey for boot and horse, lad, And round the world away : Young blood must have its course, lad, And every dog his day.
Page 324 - And as of old from Sinai's top God said that God is One, By Science strict so speaks He now To tell us, There is None ! Earth goes by chemic forces ; Heaven's A...
Page 82 - And virgins, as unknown he passed, have pined And wasted for fond love of his wild eyes. The fire of those "soft orbs has ceased to burn, And Silence, too enamoured of that voice, Locks its mute music in her rugged cell.
Page 326 - WHAT with trusting myself, and seeking support from within me, Almost I could believe I had gained a religious assurance, Formed in my own poor soul a great moral basis to rest on. Ah, but indeed I see, I feel it factitious entirely; I refuse, reject, and put it utterly from me; I will look straight out, see things, not try to evade them; Fact shall be fact for me; and the Truth the Truth as ever, Flexible, changeable, vague, and multiform, and doubtful.
Page 529 - THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 323 - O not unowned, Thou shalt unnamed forgive, In worldly walks the prayerless heart prepare; And if in work its life it seem to live, Shalt make that work be prayer.
Page 195 - A Proposal for the Better Supplying of Churches in our Foreign Plantations, and for Converting the Savage Americans to Christianity by a College to be Erected in the Summer Islands, Otherwise Called the Isles of Bermuda . . . London, 1724 •'[ Fothergill, John].