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correct general idea of this new world, from all sorts of incongruous things and places ; as the gold-hunter shakes the precious dust from the points of the moist rushes ; — nay, but that is too ambitious a comparison : or as the chemist scrapes the tiny stream of opium from the stalks of a thousand poppies ; — that, again, has unlucky associations, but we will let it pass. I shall take all kindness for granted.
What power benign, bestow'd by bounteous Heaven,
Links in one chain the hearts of human kind ? Binds, when by fate each bond beside is riven,
Man to his fellow — mind to distant mind ?
One spring for all our tears, one chord entwin'd With all our smiles, is Nature's blest decree:
O! priceless gift! to forest life consign'd, What were our soulless hours, bereft of thee ! Shorn of thy gracious aid, divinest Sympathy!
Thrills yet within its ice at touch of thine;
Train'd but to analyse, dispute, refine,
Owns yet this tie of brotherhood, and sees
Or joins in heart the dance beneath the trees,
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