The poems and prose remains of Arthur Hugh Clough, with a selection from his letters, ed. by his wife, المجلد 1

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الصفحة 102 - THROUGH the great sinful streets of Naples as I past, With fiercer heat than flamed above my head My heart was hot within me ; till at last My brain was lightened when my tongue had said — Christ is not risen...
الصفحة 136 - Where are the great, whom thou would'st wish to praise thee ? Where are the pure, whom thou would'st choose to love thee ? Where are the brave, to stand supreme above thee, Whose high commands would cheer, whose chidings raise thee ? Seek, seeker, in thyself; submit to find In the stones, bread, and life in the blank mind.
الصفحة 91 - It fortifies my soul to know That, though I perish, Truth is so...
الصفحة 496 - And though the stranger stand, 'tis true, By force and fortune's right he stands ; By fortune, which is in God's hands, And strength, which yet shall spring in you. This voice did on my spirit fall, Peschiera, when thy bridge I crost, ' 'Tis better to have fought and lost, Than never to have fought at all.
الصفحة 340 - Here with Albunea's home and the grove of Tiburnus beside me; Tivoli beautiful is, and musical, O Teverone, Dashing from mountain to plain, thy parted impetuous waters ! Tivoli's waters and rocks ; and fair...
الصفحة 20 - I HAVE seen higher holier things than these, And therefore must to these refuse my heart, Yet am I panting for a little ease ; I'll take, and so depart. Ah, hold ! the heart is prone to fall away, Her high and cherished visions to forget, And if thou takest, how wilt thou repay So vast, so dread a debt? How will the heart, which now thou trustest, then Corrupt, yet in corruption mindful yet, Turn with sharp stings upon itself!
الصفحة 87 - Chastised each rebel self-encentered thought, My will adoreth Thine. With eye down-dropt, if then this earthly mind Speechless remain, or speechless e'en depart ; Nor seek to see — for what of earthly kind Can see Thee as Thou art...
الصفحة 137 - ... people they stare, and they ask who I am; And if I should chance to run over a cad, I can pay for the damage, if ever so bad. So pleasant it is to have money, heigh ho!
الصفحة 187 - We know not, let us do as we are doing. Dost thou not know that these things only seem ?I know not, let me dream my dream. Are dust and ashes fit to make a treasure ? — I know not, let me take my pleasure. What shall avail the knowledge thou hast sought ?I know not, let me think my thought.
الصفحة 335 - ... in prospect, Talk of eternal ties and marriages made in heaven. Ah, did we really accept with a perfect heart the illusion! Ah, did we really believe that the Present indeed is the Only! Or through all transmutation, all shock and convulsion of passion, Feel we could carry undimmed, unextinguished, the light of our knowledge! But for his funeral train which the bridegroom sees in the distance, Would he so joyfully, think you, fall in with the marriage procession?

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