Daily Archives: February 17, 2016

The Pool And The Soul By Victor Hugo

“Comme dans les étangs.” {X., May, 1839. As in some stagnant pool by forest-side, In human souls two things are oft descried; The sky,—which tints the surface of the pool With all its rays, and all its shadows cool; The … Continue reading

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To The Cannon “VICTOR HUGO.” By Victor Hugo

Bought with the proceeds of Readings of “Les Châtiments” during the Siege of Paris. 1872 Thou deadly crater, moulded by my muse, Cast thou thy bronze into my bowed and wounded heart, And let my soul its vengeance to thy … Continue reading

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Part In Peace: Is Day Before Us? By Sarah Fuller Flower Adams

Part in peace: is day before us? Praise His Name for life and light; Are the shadows lengthening o’er us? Bless His care Who guards the night. 2 Part in peace: with deep thanksgiving, Rendering, as we homeward tread, Gracious … Continue reading

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