The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Penn Publishing Company, 1892
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Página 24 - Speak gently to the little child, — Its love be sure to gain ; Teach it, in accents soft and mild, It may not long remain.
Página 104 - You are doubtless very big ; But all sorts of things and weather Must be taken in together, To make up a year And a sphere. And I think it no disgrace To occupy my place. If I am not so large as you, You are not so small as I, And not half so spry.
Página 24 - Speak gently to the aged one — Grieve not the careworn heart ; The sands of life are nearly run — Let such in peace depart.
Página 239 - Words are like leaves; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.
Página 230 - Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
Página 107 - tis true, By such light as shines for you ; But in light ye cannot see, Of unfilled felicity — In enlarging paradise — Lives a life that never dies. Farewell, friends! Yet not farewell ; Where I am ye too shall dwell. I am gone before your face A moment's time, a little space ; When ye come where I have stepped Ye will wonder why ye wept ; Ye will know, by wise love taught, That here is all, and there Is naught.
Página 75 - Love sought its shade, at evening time, to breathe his early vows; And age was pleased, in heats of noon, to bask beneath its boughs; The dormouse loved its dangling twigs, the birds sweet music bore ; It stood a glory in its place, a blessing evermore.
Página 230 - Of this at least I feel assured, that there is no such thing as forgetting possible to the mind; a thousand accidents may and will interpose a veil between our present consciousness and the secret inscriptions on the mind; accidents of the same sort will also rend away this veil; but alike, whether veiled or unveiled, the inscription remains for ever...

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