The Works of James Russell Lowell Volume 7; Illus. With Steel Portraits and Photogravures download free [PDF and Ebook] by James Russell Lowell

The Works of James Russell Lowell Volume 7; Illus. With Steel Portraits and Photogravures download free [PDF and Ebook] by James Russell Lowell year 2012
  • Book name: The Works of James Russell Lowell Volume 7; Illus. With Steel Portraits and Photogravures
  • Author: James Russell Lowell
  • Release date: 2012/3/8
  • Publisher: RAREBOOKSCLUB.COM
  • Language: English
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  • ISBN: 9781231687239
  • Rating: 9.52 of 10
  • Votes: 202
  • Review by: Brennan Romo
  • Review rating: 9.71 of 10
  • Review Date: 2019/2/6
  • Total pages: 76
  • Includes a PDF summary of 7 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 Excerpt: ...Their own horizon round us, to unwing Our heaven-aspiring visions, and to blur With surly clouds the Future's gleaming peaks, Far seen across the brine of thankless years. If the chosen soul could never be alone In deep mid-silence, open-doored to God,' No greatness ever had been dreamed or done; Among dull hearts a. prophet never grew; The nurse of full-grown souls is solitude. The old world is effete; there man with man Jostles, and, in the brawl for means to live, Life is trod underfoot, -Life, the one block Of marble that's vouchsafed wherefrom to carve Our great thoughts, white and godlike, to shine down The future, Life, the irredeemable block, Which one o'er-hasty chisel-dint oft mars, Scanting our room to cut the features out Of our full hope, so forcing us to crown With a mean head the perfect limbs, or leave The god's face glowing o'er a satyr's trunk, Failure's brief epitaph. Yes, Europe's world Reels on to judgment; there the common need, Losing God's sacred use, to be a bond 'Twixt Me and Thee, sets each one scowlingly O'er his own selfish hoard at bay; no state, Knit strongly with eternal fibres up Of all men's separate and united weals, Self-poised and sole as stars, yet one as light, Holds up a shape of large Humanity To which by natural instinct every man Pays loyalty exulting, by which all Mould their own lives, and feel their pulses filled With the red, fiery blood of the general life, Making them mighty in peace, as now in war They are, even in the flush of victory, weak, Conquering that manhood which should them sub-due. And what gift bring I to this untried world? Shall the same tragedy be played anew, And the same lurid curtain drop at last On one dread desolation, one fierce crash Of that recoil which on its makers God Lets Igno...
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.99 USD
  • Dimensions: 189x246x4mm
  • Weight: 154g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Miami Fl, United States
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