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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
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A Treasury of Favorite Poems

Walter Learned - 1891 - 390 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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Open Sesame!: Poetry and Prose for School-days, Volume 3

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - 1891
...: 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...Lord ! Make thou my spirit pure and clear, As are these frosty skies, Or this first snow-drop of the year, That in my bosom lies. As these white robes...
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Religious Poems

1893 - 275 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...yonder argent round ; So shows my soul before the Lamb, So in mine earthly house I am, To that I hope to be. Break up the heavens, O Lord ! and far, Thro'...
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Ecclesiastes

William John Deane - 1893 - 321 pages
...spirit of Shulamith. A few of his lines will illustrate this — " 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. He lifts me to the golden doors; The flashes come and go ; All Heaven bursts her starry floors, And...
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Connectives of English Speech: The Correct Usage of Prepositions ...

James Champlin Fernald - 1904 - 324 pages
...description Shall lose a hair through Bassanio's fault SHAKESPEARE Merchant of Venice act iii, sc. 2. As these white robes are soil'd and dark, To yonder...shows my soul before the Lamb, My spirit before Thee. TENNYSON Saint Agnetf Eve st. 2. BEHIND Behind is derived from the Anglo Saxon behindan, from the adverb...
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Connectives of English Speech: The Correct Usage of Prepositions ...

James Champlin Fernald - 1904 - 324 pages
...description Shall lose a hair through Bassanio's fault SHAKESPEARE Merchant of Venice act iii, sc. 2. As these white robes are soil'd and dark, To yonder...shows my soul before the Lamb, My spirit before Thee. TENNYSON Saint Agnes? Eve st. 2. BEHIND Behind is derived from the Anglo Saxon behindan, from the adverb...
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Connectives of English Speech: The Correct Usage of Prepositions ...

James Champlin Fernald - 1904 - 324 pages
...description Shall lose a hair through Bassanio's fault SHAKESPEARE Merchant of Venice act ill, sc. 2. As these white robes are soil'd and dark, To yonder...So shows my soul before the Lamb, My spirit before Thea TENNYSON Saint Agnes' Eve st. 2. BEHIND Behind is derived from the Anglo -Saxon behindan, from...
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 4

1905
...My breath to heaven like vapour goes : May my soul follow soon I The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the...pale taper's earthly spark, To yonder argent round ; So'shows my soul before the Lamb, My spirit before Thee ; So in mine earthly house I am, To that...
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A Teacher's Hand-book of Moral Lessons

A. J. Waldegrave - 1905 - 154 pages
...cleanliness. Quote Tennyson's beautiful lines breathing the passionate desire for inward purity — " Make thou my spirit pure and clear, As are the frosty skies, Or this first snowdrop of the year, Which in my bosom lies." Also, " Blessed ,ire the pure in heart ;" and " Only the pure in heart shall...
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Young Men who Overcame

Robert Elliott Speer - 1905 - 229 pages
...bright and sparkling. There is nothing like nature in the open air, and that is the life for me. ' Make Thou my spirit pure and clear as are the frosty skies.' " December 7. Received to-day the first money I have earned as a business man. A very pleasant sensation...
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