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Rest

And so beside the silent seaI wait the muffled oar,No harm can come from Him to meOn ocean or on shore. I know not where His islands liftTheir fronded palms in air,I only know I cannot driftBeyond His love and care. Water is peaceful, and extends its beneficent action throughout…
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Rest on a Mountain (Poem)

(Colle De La Faucille-Chamounix.) Here for a little space I lay me downIn silence and alone,Around me, huge peaks tower, each snowy crown'Mid dazzling sunlight shown,I, Nature's child, upon her bosom lean,Mother and Queen! Blue gentians, mountain roses, round me spreadTheir colour harmony,While first faint harbingers of sunset redDawn in…
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Rest (Poem)

Close, tired eyes, and rest;Shut out all wearing strife and pain;Then ope them wide upon Life’s good,And smile again.Pause, anxious brain, and wait;Why strive against your Life’s just plan?Live in the day, and know that LoveDoes work through man.Peace, tired heart, and knowThat if heights seem beyond your reach,The waiting…
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