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" EVE. DEEP on the convent-roof the snows Are sparkling to the moon: My breath to heaven like vapour goes : May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the creeping hours That lead me to my... "
The Christian Remembrancer - Page 57
1842
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The Months: Illustrated by Pen and Pencil

Samuel Manning - 1880 - 216 pages
...: My breath to heaven like vapour goes May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the...year That in my bosom lies. As these white robes are soiled and dark, To yonder shining ground ; As this pale taper's earthly spark, To yonder argent round...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1877 - 379 pages
...: My breath to heaven like vapor goes : May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward. Still creeping with the...are soil'd and dark, To yonder shining ground ; As tins pale taper's earthly spark, To yonder argent round ; So shows my soul before the Lamb, My spirit...
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Favorite Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1877 - 96 pages
...: My breath to heaven like vapor goes : May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the...year That in my bosom lies. As these white robes are soiled and dark, To yonder shining ground ; As this pale taper's earthly spark, To yonder argent round...
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The Rainbow, a magazine of Christian literature, Volume 13

1877
...reproduced : and meanwhile what shall even the holiest dare do more than echo the great poet's words : — " As these white robes are soil'd and dark, To yonder shining ground ; As this pole taper's earthly spark, To yonder argent round ; So shows my soul before the Lamb, My spirit before...
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For days and years, a text, short reading and hymn for every day in the ...

Days - 1878
...nothing which makes the soul so courageous and venturesome for anything as a good hope. S. CHRYSOSTOM. Make Thou my spirit pure and clear As are the frosty...year, That in my bosom lies. As these white robes are soiled and dark To yonder shining ground ; As this pale taper's earthly spark To yonder argent round...
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For Days and Years: A Book Containing a Text, Short Reading and Hymn for ...

H. L. Sidney Lear - 1879 - 408 pages
...nothing which makes the soul so courageous and venturesome for anything as a good hope. S. CHRYSOSTOM. Make Thou my spirit pure and clear As are the frosty...year, That in my bosom lies. As these white robes are soiled and dark To yonder shining ground ; As this pale taper's earthly spark To yonder argent round...
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A year of promise, prayer and praise, being a text, hymn and prayer for ...

M H S - 1879
...the righteousness of saints. RRV. xix. 8. As these white robes are soiled and dark To yonder snowy ground ; As this pale taper's earthly spark, To yonder...So shows my soul before the Lamb, My spirit before thec ; So in my earthly house I am To that I hope to be. ALFRRD TRNNYSON. A/TY soul hangs on thee,...
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The Complete Works of Alfred Tennyson

1879
...soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still ereeping with the ereeping hours That lead me to my Lord; Make Thou my spirit pure and elear As are the frosty skies. Or this first snowdrop of the year That in my bosom lies. As these white...
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John Godfrey's Fortunes, Related by Himself: A Story of American Life

Bayard Taylor - 1879 - 511 pages
...pavement, I murmured to myself, — " Tiiu shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the sno\vv swan!, Still creeping with the creeping hours That lead me to my Lord." 1 don't know what strange, poetic whim possessed me that I should have made the purchase of the engraving...
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Ballads and Lyrics

Henry Cabot Lodge - 1880 - 394 pages
...: My breath to heaven like vapor goes: May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the...first snowdrop of the year That in my bosom lies. As this pale taper's earthly spark, To yonder argent round; So shows my soul before the Lamb, My spirit...
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