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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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Poets in the Pulpit

Hugh Reginald Haweis - 1880 - 291 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...first snowdrop of the year That in my bosom lies." The second verse also begins in meditation and ends in prayer, but the last verse rises out of prayer...
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Poets in the Pulpit

Hugh Reginald Haweis - 1880 - 291 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...first snowdrop of the year That in my bosom lies." The second verse also begins in meditation and ends in prayer, but the last verse rises out of prayer...
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S. Andrew's magazine, ed. by G. Bampfield, Volumes 3-4

George Frederick L. Bampfield - 1880
...2nd of February and snow-drops strewed over the vacant place. " Make thou my spirit pure and clean As are the frosty skies, Or this first snow-drop of the year That in my bosom lies." TENNYSON. The yellow Daffodil is a Lenten Lily with its cousins Crocus and Hyacinth. Blue Bells —...
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Friend and lover, Volume 1

Iza Duffus Hardy - 1880
...; 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 Lord. As these white robes are soiled and dark To yonder shining ground, As this pale taper's earthly spark...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1002 pages
...breath to heaven like vapor goes : May my soul follow soon ! 546 547 The shadows of the convent-towers rter & Coates ; AH this pale taper's earthly spark, To yonder argent round ; So »hows my soul before the Lamb, My...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1881 - 426 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 Bonder shining ground ; As this pale taper's earthly spark, To yonder argent round...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

1881 - 494 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. 336 OUR POETICAL FAVORITES. As these white robes are soiled and dark, To yonder shining ground ; As...
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Country Pleasures: The Chronicle of a Year Chiefly in a Garden

George Milner - 1881 - 345 pages
...snowwhiteness streaked with pale green ! No wonder it should stand for us as an emblem of unsullied purity :— Make Thou my spirit pure and clear As are the frosty...first snowdrop of the year That in my bosom lies. The sunshine which brought out the snowdrops removed the final remains of our snow-man, for the last...
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Orations and Essays: With Selected Parish Sermons

Jeremiah Lewis Diman - 1881 - 416 pages
...moon ; My heart 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...That lead me to my Lord. Make Thou my spirit pure and clean, As are the frosty skies, Or this first snow-drop of the year That in my bosom lies." Yet such...
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Orations and Essays: With Selected Parish Sermons

Jeremiah Lewis Diman - 1881 - 416 pages
...Still creeping with the creeping hours That lead me to my Lord. Make Thou my spirit pure and clean, As are the frosty skies, Or this first snow-drop of the year • That in my bosom lies." Yet such yearning of passionate affection that embraces Christ with almost the warmth of a natural...
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