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Page 341 - TO him who in the love of nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language; for his gayer hours She has a voice of gladness, and a smile And eloquence of beauty, and she glides Into his darker musings, with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness, ere he is aware.
Page 152 - There has fallen a splendid tear From the passion-flower at the gate. She is coming, my dove, my dear ; She is coming, my life, my fate ; The red rose cries, ' She is near, she is near ; ' And the white rose weeps, ' She is late;' The larkspur listens, ' I hear, I hear ;' And the lily whispers,
Page 214 - Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope ever upward towards consciousness ; the trees are imperfect men, and seem to bemoan their imprisonment, rooted in the ground. The animal is the novice and probationer of a more advanced order. The men, though young, having tasted the first drop from the cup of thought, are already dissipated : the maples and ferns are still uncorrupt ; yet no doubt when they come to consciousness they too will curse and swear.
Page 152 - For a breeze of morning moves, And the planet of Love is on high, Beginning to faint in the light that she loves On a bed of daffodil sky, To faint in the light of the sun she loves, To faint in his light, and to die.
Page 214 - See dying vegetables life sustain, See life dissolving vegetate again: All forms that perish other forms supply; (By turns we catch the vital breath, and die) Like bubbles on the sea of Matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return.
Page 298 - Botanically speaking, tomatoes are the fruit of a vine, just as are cucumbers, squashes, beans and peas. But in the common language of the people, whether sellers or consumers of provisions, all these are vegetables...
Page 8 - The constitution provides that "this constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any regular meeting...
Page 176 - ... prepared for it), to remain within fifty feet of any road or highway crossing said track; shall from the first day of May until the first day of November...
Page 51 - While the euamour'd queen of joy Flies to protect her lovely boy, On whom the jealous war-god rushes , She treads upon a thorned rose, And while the wound with crimson flows, The snowy flow'ret feels her blood, and blushes ! * " Compare with this elegant ode the verses of Vi, lib.