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As the Larks Rise (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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As the Larks Rise (Paperback): Theodosia Pickering Garrison
As the Larks Rise (Paperback): Theodosia Pickering Garrison

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Theodosia Pickering Garrison

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: MARY, THE MOTHER "YV7HAT is the great light falling through W the door?" The light of a white star shining like the sun! "I will hide His eyes," she said, "covering them o'er Lest the sight should harm Him, my little, helpless one!" "What is the great sound ever drawing near? " The sound of singing voices in a vast wind's sweep! " I will hold Him close," she said, " so He may not hear, So these may not wake Him in His first, sweet sleep!" Her bright hair covered Him between her breast and arm; "So my care shall cover Him from all unhappy things, MARY, THE MOTHER I shall be His shield," she said, "between the world and harm!" And nearer, ever nearer, drew angels, shepherds, kings. Low laughed Mary among the drowsing kine: " Mine and mine alone He is, by all my love possessed!" And even as against His cheek she whispered, "Mine," and "Mine! " Heaven came in, the world came in and claimed Him at her breast. MEMORIAL DAY A HANDFUL of old men walking down the village street In worn, brushed uniforms, their gray heads high; A faded flag above them, one drum to lift their feet? Look again, O heart of mine, and see what passes by! There's a vast crowd swaying, there's a wild band playing, The streets are full of marching men, of tramping cavalry. Alive and young and straight again, they ride to greet a mate again? The gallant souls, the great souls that live eternally! A handful of old men walking down the highways? MEMORIAL DAY Nay, we look on heroes that march among their peers, The great, glad Companies have swung from heaven's byways And come to join their own again across the dusty years. There are strong hands meeting, there are staunch hearts greeting? A crying of remembere...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Authors: Theodosia Pickering Garrison
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-44096-7
Barcode: 9780217440967
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-44096-7

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