In Memoriam: Michael Henry Simpson

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University Press, Welch, Bigelow, & Company, 1876 - 150 pages
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Page 128 - He has outsoared the shadow of our night; Envy and calumny and hate and pain, And that unrest which men miscall delight, Can touch him not and torture not again...
Page 35 - Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow.
Page 128 - Meet massed in death, who lends what life must borrow. As long as skies are blue, and fields are green, Evening must usher night, night urge the morrow, Month follow month with woe, and year...
Page 117 - None knew him but to love him, None named him but to praise.
Page 125 - All the land in flowery squares, Beneath a broad and equal-blowing wind, Smelt of the coming summer, as one large cloud Drew downward : but all else of heaven was pure Up to the Sun, and May from verge to verge, And May with me from head to heeL And now, As tho...
Page 1 - ... grief I feel; For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within. But, for the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language lies; The sad mechanic exercise, Like dull narcotics, numbing pain. In words, like weeds, I'll wrap me o'er, Like coarsest clothes against the cold; But that large grief which these enfold Is given in outline and no more. VI One writes, that 'other friends remain,' That 'loss is common to the race' — And common is the commonplace, And vacant chaff...
Page 149 - A true Christian, his life was pure and unselfish ; and bitterly as we regret the early close of a life so bright in promise, we still feel that he was with us long enough to exert on the characters of those around him a lasting influence, whose fruits will survive to bless his memory in the lives of others.
Page 149 - That we feel that we have lost one who, of all our number, by 148 the great talents and noble qualities of mind, displayed in his already brilliant career, gave the highest promise of a life of honor to himself, happiness to his friends, and usefulness to his fellowmen. He was a student, diligent in the improvement of his many talents, earnest in his work, of broad and liberal thought, and beloved by...
Page 140 - If there is anything I can do for you, I need not tell you what...

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