In Heaven a spirit doth dwell
"Whose heart-strings are a lute";
None sing so wildly well
As the a
How much grit do you think you've got?
Can you quit a thing that you like a lot?
You may talk of p
From childhood's hour I have not been
As others were; I have not seen
As others saw; I could not b
Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow-
You are not w
A gallant knight,
In sunshine and in shadow,
Had journeyed long,
Singing a song,
Ain't no use as I can see
In sittin' underneath a tree
An' growlin' that your luck is bad,
'Tis said that when
The hands of men
Tamed this primeval wood,
And hoary trees with groans of
'Twas noontide of summer,
And mid-time of night;
And stars, in their orbits,
Shone pale, thro' th
It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom you may k
At morn- at noon- at twilight dim-
Maria! thou hast heard my hymn!
In joy and woe- in good and ill
Sancta Maria! turn thine eyes -
Upon the sinner's sacrifice,
Of fervent prayer and humble love,
In visions of the dark night
I have dreamed of joy departed-
But a waking dream of life and light
Science! true daughter of Old Time thou art!
Who alterest all things with thy peering eyes.
Beloved! amid the earnest woes
That crowd around my earthly path-
(Drear path, alas! where grows