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Behind the Veil; And Other Poems (Paperback) Loot Price: R363
Discovery Miles 3 630
Behind the Veil; And Other Poems (Paperback): Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel
Behind the Veil; And Other Poems (Paperback): Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel

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Behind the Veil; And Other Poems (Paperback)

Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel

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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.1863 Excerpt: ... PAET II. PROGRESS OF DIVINE ORDER IN THE WORLD. Book I. THIS PRESENT WORLD. THIS PRESENT WOKLD. ARGUMENT. 1 Ministering Spirits-tUs World as they see it.-2.Tynmny.-3. Priest. TT Society and its Morals.-5. Its Deformity un craft and Superstition.--i. society. T ___ veiled.- A Good beneath-discerned and fostered by Love. BEHIND THE VEIL. Part II. THIS PRESENT WORLD. I, Well note yon band. Awhile they rest Where, shadowing each tender breast, Some grosser earthly atmosphere Chill pales the aerial crystal clear; They poise on Iris-gossamer wings Where earth her mortal dimness flings O'er each sweet face; ill-omen'd sound Uprumbles from the dusk profound, And harshly breaks upon the strain Of Heaven afar that 'gins to wane: Then each upturns his countenance Above to win a moment's glance Of eyes Divine which follow him, That each refreshed one so may brim With trust all needed in the gloom His own ruth's footsteps to illume: Then downward speed they--Lo the cry Of a fallen world's deep agony It smites and wounds each purest heart, And paling face reflects the smart; In large blue eyes the trouble grows, Then down long lashes overflows--Confusion's myriad gibbering tongues, The wild wail of a myriad wrongs, Whirled in the storm they could not face, But in the calm rays of His grace, That broods perennial, luminous, Through smoke of hell, to succour us; For else no seraph pure might breathe In such thick poisoned air of death, II. But deadlier loud the tumult surge--Now list his demon shouts that urge Hands fratricidal deep to plunge--A stain what waters may expunge?--In warm heart's blood, that he may wear Some poor fool's bauble for a year Then hark the swell of martial paean, While banners flout the empyrean--Hard beat the drums--vast legions tramp--The hero...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 62
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-54282-4
Barcode: 9781150542824
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-54282-9

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