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n. Not in his youth alone, but in -age, may the
heart of the poet Bloom into song, as the gorse blossoms in
By the mirage uplifted the land floats vague
in the ether, Ships and the shadows of ships hang in the
motionless air ; So by the art of the poet our common life is
uplifted, So, transfigured, the world floats in a lumi
autumn and spring. Compare Schiler. In Hexameter steixt des Sprinsquells tlussize Säule;
Im Pentameter draut falt sie melodisch herab. See also Coleridge's translation.
For bells are the voice of the church ;
“ Is, then, the old faith dead," They have tones that touch and search
They say, “and in its stead The hearts of young and old ;
Is some new faith proclaimed, One sound to all, yet each
That we are forced to remain Lends a meaning to their speech,
Naked to sun and rain, And the meaning is manifold.
Unsheltered and ashamed ? 1 The last poem written by Mr. Longfellow.