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Scenes in My Native Land Volume 285, (Paperback) Loot Price: R458 Discovery Miles 4 580
Scenes in My Native Land Volume 285, (Paperback): Lydia Howard Sigourney
Scenes in My Native Land Volume 285, (Paperback): Lydia Howard Sigourney

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Scenes in My Native Land Volume 285, (Paperback)

Lydia Howard Sigourney

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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. 1845 Excerpt: ...they come, unchanged as when On Eden's breast they shone. How passing beautiful they are On youth's unclouded plain, 164 HIGH STREET GARDEN. And yet we scarcely know their worth Till life is in its wane; Then grows their love a deeper thing, As our lone pathway tends Down mid the withering plants of hope, And graves of buried friends. Like ready comforters they bend, If sorrow pales the cheek, And to the sad, desponding heart, An angel's message speak; While to the listening mourner's ear They fondly seem to say, The words of those departed ones Who sleep in mouldering clay. We nurse them in our casement warm When winter rule the year, And see them raise their graceful form, The darkest day to cheer; Amid our folded shroud they glow, When death hath had his will, And o'er our pillow in the dust They spring, and blossom still. Yes, o'er the cradle-bed they creep, With rich and sweet perfume, Around the marriage-altar twine, And cheer the darksome tomb, HIGH STREET GARDEN. 165 They whisper to the faithful dead, With their fresh, vernal breath, That such his rising hour shall be, Through Him who conquered death. The beautiful domain, known by the name of the High Street Garden, in Hartford, comprises sixteen acres, and is laid out with great taste and adaptation to the nature of the soil and surface. Spacious walks are so arranged as to give effect to the elegance of the parterres, and seats skilfully disposed, under spreading shades, where the visitant may rest, and enjoy the surrounding attractions.' Among endless varieties of flowers, three hundred families of the queenly rose, with carnations of every shade and hue, diffuse the richest fragrance in their respective seasons. Partially encompassed by a fine hedge, and approached by steps cut in the turf, is ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Lydia Howard Sigourney
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 74
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-23052-2
Barcode: 9781236230522
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-23052-3

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