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" When thou, for all thy gold, so common art ! Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since each reflects in joy its scanty gleam Of heaven, and could some wondrous secret show, Did we but pay the love we owe, And with a child's undoubting... "
The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance - Page 74
1867
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The Testimony of the Poets

Epes Sargent - 1854 - 360 pages
...111. How like a prodigal doth nature seem, When thou, for all thy gold, so common art ! Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since...we owe, And with a child's undoubting wisdom look On all these living pages of God's book. J AWVS RUSSELL LOWELL. THE LAW OF MERCY. "Tis written with...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1855 - 622 pages
...eminence. How like a prodigal doth Nature seem. When thou, for all thy gold, so common art! Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart. Since each reflects in joy its scanty fleam Of heaven, and could some wondrous secret st'Did we but pay the love we owe, And with a child's...
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Miscellaneous poems. Memorial verses. Sonnets. I-XXVII. L'Envoi. Vision of ...

James Russell Lowell - 1857
...peers. How like a prodigal doth nature seem, When thou, for all thy gold, so common art ! Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since...we owe, And with a child's undoubting wisdom look On all these living pages of God's book. THE GHOST-SEER. YE who, passing graves by night, Glance not...
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The Poetical Works of James R. Lowell: Complete in Two Volumes

James Russell Lowell - 1858
...peers. How like a prodigal doth nature seem, When thou, for all thy gold, so common art! Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since...gleam Of heaven, and could some wondrous secret show, THE GHOST-SEER. YE who, passing graves by night, Glance not to the left nor right, Lest a spirit should...
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The Continental Monthly, Volume 4

1863
...578 How like a prodigal doth nature seem 'When thou, with all thy gold, so common art! Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since...we owe, And with a child's undoubting wisdom look On all these living pages of God's book. Wordsworth's ' Daisy ' is very beautiful, and full of moral...
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The Poetical Works of James R. Lowell

James R. Lowell - 1863
...peers. How like a prodigal doth nature seem, When thon, for all thy gold, so common art ! Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since...Did we but pay the love we owe, And with a child's un doubting wisdom look On all these living pages of God's book. THE GHOST-SEER. YE who, passing graves...
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Life-lights of song, ed. by D. Page, Volume 1; Volume 52

Life-lights - 1864
...peers. How like a prodigal doth nature seem, When thou, for all thy gold, so common art ! Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since...we owe, And with a child's undoubting wisdom look On all these living pages of God's book. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. — American. TO DAFFODILS. FAIR daffodils,...
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The Garland of Poetry for the Young: A Selection in Four Parts

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1868
...peers. How like a prodigal doth nature seem, When thou, for all thy gold, so common art ! Thou tcachcst me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since...we owe, And with a child's undoubting wisdom look On all these living pages of God's book. James Rutsell Loicell. LL REFLECTIONS. [Looking over a Gate...
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Woodland and Wild: A Selection of Descriptive Poetry

Woodland - 1868 - 132 pages
...thy gold, so common art ! Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since earth reflects in joy its scanty gleam Of heaven, and could some .wondrous secret show, Did we but pay th« love we owe, And with a child's midoubting wisdom look On all these living pages of God's book....
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The Holly and Mistletoe: Beautiful Bouquets, Culled from the Poets ..., Book 1

1869 - 152 pages
...Dandelion. How like a prodigal doth nature seem, When thou, for all thy gold, so common art ! Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since...we owe, And with a child's undoubting wisdom look On all these living pages of God's book. SONNET. WHEN the lark carols to the summer morn, Soaring through...
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