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POVERTY AND BLINDNESS.
A blind man is a poor man, and blind a poor
man is; For the former seeth no man, and the latter
no man sees.
LAW OF LIFE.
Live I, so live I,
Lutheran, Popish, Calvinistic, all these creeds
and doctrines three Are extant; but still the doubt is, where Cliris.
tianity may be.
THE RESTLESS HEART.
A millstone and the human heart are driven
ever round; If they have nothing else to grind, they must
themselves be ground.
Whilom Love was like a fire, and warmth and
comfort it bespoke ; But, alas ! it now is quenched, and only bites
us, like the smoke.
ART AND TACT.
Intelligence and courtesy not always are com
bined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we
Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet
they grind exceeding small; Though with patience He stands waiting, with
exactness grinds He all.
When by night the frogs are croaking, kindle
but a torch's fire, Hal how soon they all are silent ! Thus
Truth silences the liar,