Bond and free, by the author of 'Caste'.

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Page 11 - Alas, that love should be a blight and snare To those who seek all sympathies in one ! Such once I sought in vain ; then black despair, The shadow of a starless night, was thrown Over the world in which I moved alone...
Page 14 - But man dieth, and wasteth away ; yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he ? As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up : so man lieth down, and riseth not ; till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.
Page 15 - IT is a beauteous evening, calm and free, The holy time is quiet as a Nun Breathless with adoration; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquillity; The gentleness of heaven broods o'er the Sea: Listen! the mighty Being is awake, And doth with his eternal motion make A sound like thunder — everlastingly.
Page 127 - Nur der Körper eignet jenen Mächten, Die das dunkle Schicksal flechten; Aber frei von jeder Zeitgewalt, Die Gespielin seliger Naturen, Wandelt oben in des Lichtes Fluren Göttlich unter Göttern die Gestalt. Wollt ihr hoch auf ihren Flügeln schweben, Werft die Angst des Irdischen von euch, Fliehet aus dem engen dumpfen Leben In des Ideales Reich!
Page 1 - Still bent to make some port he knows not where, Still standing for some false impossible shore. And sterner comes the roar...

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