Stanley; or The infidel reclaimed, and other poems

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J.G. & F. Rivington, 1838 - 87 pages

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Page 2 - Here will I hold. If there's a power above us (And that there is, all Nature cries aloud Through all her works), he must delight in virtue ; And that which he delights in must be happy.
Page 2 - He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' the centre, and enjoy bright day ; But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts, Benighted walks under the mid-day sun : Himself is his own dungeon. MILTON.
Page 39 - Doch, sonst an keinem Orte Wohnt die ersehnte Ruh; Nur durch die dunkle Pforte Geht man der Heimat zu. Das arme Herz, hienieden Von manchem Sturm bewegt, Erlangt den wahren Frieden Nur, wo es nicht mehr schlägt.
Page 37 - Das Grab ist tief und stille, und schauderhaft sein Rand; es deckt mit schwarzer Hülle ein unbekanntes Land. Das Lied der Nachtigallen tönt nicht in seinem Schoss; der Freundschaft Rosen fallen nur auf des Hügels Moos.
Page 53 - CHURCH. O'ER the far heath ere sinks the close of day The lone, lost wand'rer seeks in vain his way, Till his glad eyes pursue a speck of white — He finds the village church has led him right. Thus o'er the waste of life in mercy giv'n Religion's light directs our path to Heav'n.
Page 57 - Not Time's rude hand, nor angry storm, That lovely ruin can deform. Thus o'er distress and human...

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