The Poetical Works of Cuthbert Shaw: Collated with the Best Editions

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J. Sharpe, 1807 - 88 pages
 

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Page vi - Sweet bird ! thy bower is ever green, Thy sky is ever clear ; Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, No winter in thy year...
Page v - What time the daisy decks the green, Thy certain voice we hear ; Hast thou a star to guide thy path, Or mark the rolling year ? Delightful visitant ! with thee I hail the time of flowers, And hear the sound of music sweet From birds among the bowers.
Page xcv - She guides the young with innocence, In pleasure's path to tread : A crown of glory she bestows Upon the hoary head. According as her labours rise, So her rewards increase ; Her ways are ways of pleasantness, And all her paths are peace.
Page lxviii - The green-wood path to meet her brother : They sought him east, they sought him west, They sought him all the forest thorough ; They only saw the cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow...
Page xc - Who through this weary pilgrimage Hast all our fathers led. 2 Our vows, our prayers, we now present Before thy throne of grace : God of our fathers ! be the God Of their succeeding race.
Page ci - Though now ascended up on high, He bends on earth a brother's eye : Partaker of the human name, He knows the frailty of our frame.
Page cii - Our fellow-sufferer yet retains A fellow-feeling of our pains ; And still remembers in the skies His tears, His agonies, and cries.
Page xcix - Let earth his praise resound : Ye who upon the ocean dwell, And fill the isles around.
Page xciv - In early years Thou wast my guide, And of my youth the friend ; And as my days began with Thee, With Thee my days shall end.
Page ci - WHERE high the heavenly temple stands, The house of God not made with hands, A great High Priest our nature wears, The guardian of mankind appears.

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