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You will now understand the view I take of the tie which unites the young spirits of our children at the bright outset of their lives.
To all outward appearance two perfectly commonplace children, we were mysteriously united by some kindred association of the spirit in her and the spirit in me, which not only defied discovery by our young selves, but which lay too deep for investigation by far older and far wiser heads than ours.
Young Love's first lesson is -- the heart: For 'mid that sunshine, and those smiles, When, from our little cares apart, And laughing at her girlish wiles, I'd throw me on her throbbing breast, And pour my spirit out in tears - There was no need to speak the rest - No need to quiet any fears Of her - who ask'd no reason why, But turn'd on me her quiet eye!
Yet more than worthy of the love My spirit struggled with, and strove, When, on the mountain peak, alone, Ambition lent it a new tone - I had no being - but in thee: The world, and all it did contain In the earth - the air - the sea - Its joy - its little lot of pain That was new pleasure -- the ideal, Dim, vanities of dreams by night - And dimmer nothings which were real -(Shadows - and a more shadowy light
And when he turned from the brightness without, to his stately palace, it seemcd so cold and dreary, that he folded Violet's mantle round him, and sat beneath the faded wreath upon his ice-carved throne, wondering at the strange warmth that came from it; till at length he bade his Spirits bring the little Fairy from her dismal prison.
If I will vow never more to harm the flowers you may love, will you go back to your own people and leave me and my Spirits to work our will on all the other flowers that bloom?
But even then the boy had a great spirit, and he answered, "Time to die, sister, when Death chooses us.
The period has the great variety of almost unlimited creative force; it includes works of many kinds in both verse and prose, and ranges in spirit from the loftiest Platonic idealism or the most delightful romance to the level of very repulsive realism.
asketh the load-bearing spirit, that I may take it upon me and rejoice in my strength.
But this rule which leaves out of account the spirit of the army continually proves incorrect and is in particularly striking contrast to the facts when some strong rise or fall in the spirit of the troops occurs, as in all national wars.
I am the Ghost of Christmas Present,' said the Spirit.
Then he who is to be a really good and noble guardian of the State will require to unite in himself philosophy and spirit and swiftness and strength?