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Our Earth - Night to Twilight Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R331 Discovery Miles 3 310
Our Earth - Night to Twilight Volume 2 (Paperback): George Ferguson
Our Earth - Night to Twilight Volume 2 (Paperback): George Ferguson

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Our Earth - Night to Twilight Volume 2 (Paperback)

George Ferguson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 Excerpt: ...tide, In generous mood, of pleasures manifold, Whose wavelets glisten with such native joy, Chance had not met--bewrought beneficent What rapture bides not in that jewelled stream, Unspoke, but living, and beyond relate, Whose swelling waters o'er their clayey bounds, In joyous ecstasy would fain o'erflow: Whose radiance like a meteor earthway sent, Glows now to flame, to tell that Heaven is near 'O what doth stay us thence our onward flight--Ah, but these bonds, these vexful trammelings Else would we climb, and o'er the lofty hills Yoked with our loves--celestial pasturage And to what heights? Alack, this magnet earth Yet, 'mid this tide of things, anon, so glad; This bounding heart, so full; this kindling breast, So buoyant grown--O what shall be its lay? O thence for wider range doth yearn to vent Its pent up joys, freed from these compassings And these, will they not change (as all things change), Their course fulfilled, and yield to rising day? As doth the night, and winter's staying reign, To the fond smiles of spring; and sapless things, Through gloom and seeming death, to generous fruit. O thence, we feel what golden tides could flow Through this poor throbbing heart O power of joy If this thy hasty sip, snatched from the stream Of this mortality, ere sun hath risen What then through wide eternity that flow--That waneless tide, that flow meridian: O what that cup--for souls-immortal stored ' (The Listening One afar.) 'Her feet do surely walk in Virtue's ways, Who moveth in this wondrous firmament, With joys her paths inwrought, ungiven of Evil, And with bright Promises Yet, whence those ills That lay in wait Time's dust--Earth's tender flesh That wrack, her steps that err, and try the souls Of men?--perchance, have 'scaped Her reckoning: E...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: George Ferguson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-52491-8
Barcode: 9781130524918
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-130-52491-4

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