Little one, what are you doing, Sitting on the window-seat?Laughing to yourself, and wirting,Some right merry thought inditing, Balancing with swinging feet. ‘ ’T is some poetry I’m making, Though I never tried before:Four whole lines! I’ll read them to you.Do you think them funny, do you? Shall I try to make some more? ‘I […]
Oh, the compensating springs! Oh, the balance-wheels of life, Hidden away in the workings under the seeming strife!
In God's great field of labor All work is not the same; Prelude; Amid the broken waters of our ever-restless thought, Oh be my verse an answering gleam from highter radiance caught; That where through dark o'er-arching boughs of sorrow, doubt, and sin, The glorious Star of Bethlehem upon the flood looks in, Its tiny […]
"I thought I knew it!" she said; "I thought I had learnt it quite!" "I thought I knew it!" she said; "I thought I had learnt it quite!" But the gentle teacher shook her head, With a grave, yet loving light In the eyes that fell on the upturned face, As […]
"As thy day thy strength shall be!" This should be enough for thee; "As thy day thy strength shall be!" This should be enough for thee; He who knows thy frame will spare Burdens more than thou canst bear. When thy days are veiled in night, Christ shall give thee heavenly light; Seem they wearisome […]