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And evermore beside him on his way
The unseen Christ shall move,
" Dost thou, dear Lord, approve ?”
Beside him at the marriage feast shall be,
To make the scene more fair; Beside him in the dark Gethsemane
Of pain and midnight prayer.
O holy trust ! O endless sense of rest !
Like the beloved John To lay his head upon the Saviour's breast,
And thus to journey on!
Only the Lowland tongue of Scotland might
THE BLIND GIRL OF CASTÈL-CUILLÈ.
FROM THE GASCON OF JASMIN.
At the foot of the mountain height
Where is perched Castèl-Cuillè, When the apple, the plum, and the almond tree
In the plain below were growing white,
This is the song one might perceive On a Wednesday morn of Saint Joseph's Eve : “The roads should blossom, the roads should
This old Te Deum, rustic rites attending,
Seemed from the clouds descending ;
When lo ! a merry company
Each one with her attendant swain,
The narrow sweep