The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 19, Issue 5

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Herrick & Noyes, 1854

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Page 198 - In the greenest of our valleys By good angels tenanted, Once a fair and stately palace — Radiant palace — reared its head. In the monarch Thought's dominion, It stood there! Never seraph spread a pinion Over fabric half so fair!
Page 166 - As when fire is with water commix'd and contending, And the spray of its wrath to the welkin up-soars, And flood upon flood hurries on, never ending ; And it never will rest, nor from travail be free, Like a sea that is laboring the birth of a sea.
Page 173 - May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears : we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing...
Page 199 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of time; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
Page 166 - And the peril chilled back every thought of the prize. And thrice spoke the monarch : " The cup to win, Is there never a wight who will venture in...
Page 168 - Let the labor yield to leisure, As the bird upon the bough, Loose the travail to the pleasure. When the soft stars awaken! Each task be forsaken ! And the vesper-bell, lulling the earth into peace, If the master still toil, chimes the workman's release!
Page 166 - Mid the tremulous squires, stept out from the ring, Unbuckling his girdle, and doffing his mantle ; And the murmuring crowd, as they parted asunder, On the stately boy cast their looks of wonder.
Page 167 - Rouse many an ear to rapt emotion; Its solemn voice with sorrow wailing, Or choral chiming to devotion. Whatever fate to man may bring, Whatever weal or woe befall, That metal tongue shall backward ring, The warning moral drawn from all.
Page 168 - O'er earth — the upright And the honest, undreading, Look safe on the night — Which the evil man watches in awe, For the eye of the night is the law!
Page 168 - Wends the wanderer, blithe and cheerly, To the cottage loved so dearly ! And the eye and ear are meeting, Now, the slow sheep homeward bleating— Now, the wonted shelter near, Lowing the lusty-fronted steer ; Creaking, now the heavy wain Reels with the happy harvest grain. While, with many-colored leaves, Glitters the garland on the sheaves; For the mower's work is done, And the young folks...

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