At Sight of Gold

D. Appleton, 1922 - 341 Seiten

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Seite 164 - So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to man, When Duty whispers low, Thou must, The youth replies, I can.
Seite 189 - In the cruel fire of Sorrow, Cast thy heart, do not faint or wail ; Let thy hand be firm and steady, Do not let thy spirit quail : But wait till the trial is over, And take thy heart again ; For as gold is tried by fire, So a heart must be tried by pain...
Seite 154 - N., to my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy ordinance; and thereto I plight thee my troth.
Seite 1 - Gold ! gold ! in all ages the curse of mankind, Thy fetters are forged for the soul and the mind : The limbs may be free as the wings of a bird, And the mind be the slave of a look and a word. To gain thee, men barter eternity's crown, Yield honour, affection, and lasting renown, And mingle like foam with life's swift-rushing wave "The sweat of the poor and the blood of the brave.
Seite 230 - FORGIVE and forget ! why the world would be lonely, The garden a wilderness left to deform, If the flowers but remembered the chilling winds only, And the fields gave no verdure for fear of the storm ! Oh ! still in thy loveliness, emblem the flower, Give the fragrance of feeling to sweeten life's way ; And prolong not again the brief cloud of an hour, With tears that but darken the rest of the day. Forgive...
Seite 21 - Who counsels best? who whispers, "Be but great, With praise or infamy leave that to fate; Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace; If not, by any means get wealth and place~
Seite 279 - Has the earth no Angel friend Who will carry my love the message That my heart desires to send ?" Then I heard a strain of music So mighty, so pure, so clear, That my very sorrow was silent, And my heart stood still to hear. And I felt in my soul's deep yearning At last the sure answer stir — ' The music will go up to Heaven And carry my thought to her.
Seite 10 - For money has a power above The stars, and fate, to manage love, Whose arrows, learned poets hold, That never miss, are tipp'd with gold. And though some say, the parents...
Seite 153 - DEARLY beloved, we are gathered together here in the sight of God, and in the face of this company, to join together this Man and this Woman in holy Matrimony...
Seite 60 - For the youth whom she treasured her heart and her soul in, Had promised to link the last tie before noon ; And when once the young heart of a maiden is stolen The maiden herself will steal after it soon.

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