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The Last Decade: A Poem John C Middleton

The Last Decade: A Poem

John C Middleton

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331498742
Paperback
34 pages
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Excerpt from The Last Decade: A PoemI.1.Large-hearted Memory, we are metAround our chosen Altar-stone,To gather up the priceless gems,The years have left us, one by one!2.Here, in our finished Mystic-home -Each gilded spire with glory dight -MoreExcerpt from The Last Decade: A PoemI.1.Large-hearted Memory, we are metAround our chosen Altar-stone,To gather up the priceless gems,The years have left us, one by one!2.Here, in our finished Mystic-home -Each gilded spire with glory dight -Beneath our chosen roof-tree, lendThe influence of Thy Power to-night3.Pass in review the golden years,That fade so gently from our ken,And all the joys of Auld Lang SyneFor a brief spell restore again.II.How swift, yet noiseless, run the wheels of TimeOn ever towards Eternity - the endOf earthly toil and warfare, and the rest,Much longed for, of the Paradise of God!His mighty chariot rolls not on like mans!No rattling wheels, or prancing, snorting steeds,Or dust cloud, rising from its traveled way,About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.