Ye stars ! which are the poetry of heaven ! If in your bright leaves we would read the fate Of men and empires, — 'tis to be forgiven, That in our aspirations to be great, Our destinies o'erleap their mortal state, And claim a kindred with you ; for...
Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ... - Page 283
by Thomas Miller - 1837 - 425 pages
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