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Songs of Sentiment John B Ketchum

Songs of Sentiment

John B Ketchum

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331773924
Paperback
152 pages
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Excerpt from Songs of SentimentApologyIt may be glorious to writeThoughts that shall glad the two or threeHigh souls, like those far stars that come in sightOnce in a century.But better far it is to speak,One simple word, which now and thenShallMoreExcerpt from Songs of SentimentApologyIt may be glorious to writeThoughts that shall glad the two or threeHigh souls, like those far stars that come in sightOnce in a century.But better far it is to speak,One simple word, which now and thenShall waken their free nature in the weakAnd friendless sons of men.To write some earnest verse or line,Which, seeking not the praise of art,Shall make a clearer faith and manhood shineIn the untutored heart.He that doth this, in verse or prose,May be forgotten in his day,But surely shall be crowned at last with thoseWho live and speak for aye.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.