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" TO him who in the love of nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language; for his gayer hours She has a voice of gladness, and a smile And eloquence of beauty, and she glides Into his darker musings, with a mild And healing... "
The Massachusetts Teacher - Page 171
1853
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide: Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1853 - 492 pages
...death or " Reflections on Doath."] 1. To him, who, in the love of nature, holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language ; for...smile And eloquence of beauty, and she glides Into his dark musings, with a mild And gentle sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness, ere he is aware. 2....
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853 - 740 pages
...him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms she speaks A various langnage ; for his gayer hours She has a voice of gladness, and...she glides Into his darker musings with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness ere he is aware. When thoughts Of the last hitter...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1853 - 456 pages
...counsels, j THANATOPSIS.* (WC BRYANT.) To him who, in the love of Nature, | holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language : | for...hours, | She has a voice of glad'ness, | and a smile, * Thanatopsis (Greek), from thanatos, death, and opsis, sight a view of death. And eloquence of beairty...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 4

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1854 - 588 pages
...him who in the love of nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various langnage ; for his gayer hours She has a voice of gladness, and...with a mild And gentle sympathy, that steals away Thcir sharpness ere he is aware," — Nature, just as she is, is enough for a picture, for an infinity...
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Handbuch der nordamericanischen National-Literatur: Sammlung von ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1854 - 580 pages
...of Nature holds Communion withhervisible f'orms, shespeaks A various language; for bis gayer hoiirs She has a voice of gladness, and a smile And eloquence of bnauty; and slie glides Into bis darker musings, with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - 1855 - 318 pages
...where, Among thy gallant sons that guard thee well, Thou laugh'st at enemies : who shall then declare THANATOPSIS. To him who in the love of Nature holds...she glides Into his darker musings, with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness ere he is aware. When thoughts Of the last bitter...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1855 - 690 pages
...furrows. All at once A fresher wind sweeps by, and breaks my dream. And I am in the wilderness alone. THANATOPSIS. To him who in the love of nature holds...gladness, and a smile And eloquence of beauty ; and she glidca Into his darker musings, with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness,...
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The Defender

1855 - 892 pages
...the pleasures arising from the contemplation of the various objects and aspects of Nature. For him she speaks " A various language ; for his gayer hours...she glides Into his darker musings, with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness, ere he is aware." Nor is this the- only class of...
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Hand-book of American literature, historical, biographical, and critical [by ...

Joseph Gostwick - 1856 - 338 pages
...selections from the works of Bryant. It is one of the beat and most characteristic of his poems : — THANATOPSIS. * To him who in the love of Nature holds...she glides Into his darker musings, with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness, ere he is aware. When thoughts Of the last bitter...
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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - 1856 - 466 pages
...little regard, to the final pause. To him | who in the love of nature holds ' Communion ' with her visible forms, she speaks ' A various language ; for...glides ' Into his darker musings, with a mild ' And' healing sympathy, that steals away ' Their sharpness, ere he is aware. — Bryant. Of Man's ' first...
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