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A Christmas Faggot

Auhtor: Alfred Gurney

Language: english
Published: 1884

Genres:

poetry
Downloads: 15
eBook size: 118Kb

Review by Timothy B. Riley, September 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Christmas Faggot':

... of the following poems have appeared in the 'S. Barnabas' Parish Magazine.' For my godchildren and my people I have made them up into a little ...
... I would fain repeat. Some fragments of her song. A Birthday-song my heart would sing. Its rapture to express. My Father's son must be a ...
... stream,. To look beyond the Child and Mother seem. A twisted thorn-branch and a cross to them. Are manifest-His throne and diadem. High heaven ...
... downcast. The Present now retrieves the Past,. God's Eden is in Bethlehem. An Eden that no walls enclose. By Mary's arms encompass?d,. A living ...
... goal. LOCH LEVEN: 1884. FOOTNOTES:. [2]SeeNote B, page 71. S. JOSEPH. A cloistered garden was the place. Where Mary grew, God's ...
... and singers. Who invalidate despair. By the lofty hopes they cherish,. By the gallant deeds they dare,. By the ceaseless aspirations. Of ...
... she knows that smiles of tears are born. Fulfilled of life herself, she would assure. Her children all of death's discomfiture. CARLISLE: ...
... water into wine. Who hears the Father's voice above,. The Spirit's whispering within. Who knows the Messenger of love. The Conqueror of sin. Responsive ...
... Thou art the Master-singer,. And Thy song is a recall. Many on life's pathway linger,. Many by life's wayside fall,. But Thy ...
... I seem to see. The weaving of a threefold cord-. To hear a softly whispered word,. 'Love makes a unity of three.'. FOOTNOTES:. [5]SeeNote ...
... of old:. The words so stern and sweet. Still make believing mothers bold. To gather at His Feet,. And bring their babes their hearts discern. (And ...
... Gospel songs,. To all the Saints so dear,. To every eventide belongs. Throughout the changeful year. It sanctifies the vesper hour. When summer ...
... world-famous picture of the Mother and her Divine Child in the Gallery at Dresden is in a measure known to almost all from prints and photographs. ...
... this double communion.' (_Epistles of S. John_, p. 358.). I will only add some beautiful words of Mrs. Jameson, which also I had not seen when my verses ...
... to man. By this language, common to God and man, the thought of God became man's thought, and the thought of man God's thought. In Him, the Mediating ...
... taught and effectually learnt. NOTE D. Three Sisters. The following interpretation, which accompanied the poem on its first appearance, is retained ...
... the succour of gracious dews. Its sunshine ministers to hope. And by faith the old-world homage rendered to wisdom (with which it is really one) is ...
... and the two following Sundays. The first was made to the Wise Men of the East, representing the inspired wisdom of the Gentile world the second to ...
... B. Van Doren then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.Anatole France : Pierre NozirePierre Nozire Pierre Nozire ...
... Zvai Leumi, by one of its principal leaders, Menachem Begin. In Israel, the organization is commonly called Etzel, based on its Hebrew acronym. The ...