A Sister to Esau

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Dodd, Mead, 1891 - 341 pages

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Page 141 - LORD of all power and might, who art the author and giver of all good things; graft in our hearts the love of thy name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 323 - Yea, though I walk in death's dark vale, Yet will I fear none ill ; For thou art with me ; and thy rod And staff me comfort still.
Page 96 - Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay.
Page 30 - ... with eyes upcast; And Fame, whose loud wings fan the ashen Past To signal-fires, Oblivion's flight to scare ; And Youth, with still some single golden hair Unto his shoulder clinging, since the last Embrace wherein two sweet arms held him fast; And Life, still wreathing flowers for Death to wear. Love's throne was not with these ; but far above All passionate wind of welcome and farewell He sat in breathless bowers they dream not of ; Though Truth foreknow Love's heart, and Hope foretell, And...
Page 157 - No lingering hour of sorrow shall be thine ; No sigh that rends thy father's heart and mine ; Bright as his manly sire, the son shall be In form and soul ; but, ah ! more blest than he ! Thy fame, thy worth, thy filial love, at last, Shall soothe this aching heart for all the past — With many a smile my solitude repay, And chase the world's ungenerous scorn away.
Page 323 - My table Thou hast furnished In presence of my foes ; My head Thou dost with oil anoint, And my cup overflows. 5 Goodness and mercy all my life Shall surely follow me : And in God's house for evermore My dwelling-place shall be.
Page 340 - And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.
Page 30 - ENTHRONED. I MARKED all kindred Powers the heart finds fair : — Truth, with awed lips ; and Hope, with eyes upcast ; And Fame, whose loud wings fan the ashen Past To signal-fires, Oblivion's flight to scare ; And Youth, with still some single golden hair Unto his shoulder clinging, since the last Embrace wherein two sweet arms held him fast ; And Life, still wreathing flowers for Death to wear. Love's throne was not with these ; but far above All passionate wind...
Page 193 - I will answer the heavens, and they shall answer the earth ; and the earth shall answer the corn, and the wine, and the oil ; and they shall answer Jezreel.

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