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Page 251 - WHEN the lamp is shattered The light in the dust lies dead — When the cloud is scattered The rainbow's glory is shed. When the lute is broken, Sweet tones are remembered not ; When the lips have spoken, Loved accents are soon forgot. As music and splendour Survive not the lamp and the lute, The heart's echoes render No song when the spirit is mute : No song but sad dirges, Like the wind through a ruined cell, Or the mournful surges That ring the dead seaman's knell.
Page 248 - Fear and trembling Hope, Silence and Foresight; Death the Skeleton And Time the Shadow ; — there to celebrate, As in a natural temple scattered o'er With altars undisturbed of mossy stone, United worship ; or in mute repose To lie, and listen to the mountain flood Murmuring from Glaramara's inmost caves.
Page 127 - Have ye offered unto me sacrifices and offerings in the wilderness forty years, O house of Israel? but ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.
Page 247 - The golden Day, which, on eternal wings, Even as a ghost abandoning a bier, Had left the Earth a corpse. Sorrow and fear So struck, so roused, so rapt Urania ; So saddened round her like an atmosphere Of stormy mist ; so swept her on her way Even to the mournful place where Adonais lay.
Page 128 - And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself. And the people of the Prince, that shall come, shall destroy the city and the sanctuary : and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.
Page 282 - As if you got more than you'd title to rightfully, And you find yourself hoping its wild father Lightning Would flame in for a second and give you a fright'ning. He has perfect sway of what I call a sham metre, But many admire it, the English pentameter, And Campbell...
Page 244 - Thou hast a voice, great Mountain, to repeal .Large codes of fraud and woe; not understood By all, but which the wise and great and good Interpret, or make felt, or deeply feel.
Page 276 - She is indeed her mother's child; But God's sweet pity ministers Unto no whiter soul than hers. 'Let Goody Martin rest in peace; I never knew her harm a fly, And witch or not, God knows — not I. 'I know who swore her life away; And as God lives, I'd not condemn An Indian dog on word of them.