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Mr Thos. Wall, Dalmore, writes Sir,—l have amplified the lasi verse -of selected poetry published in your issue of January i9th. Under it as a heading I have written four verses which y?ou might think worth publishing. ‘‘Happy the man who, when the day Of garish joy is on the wane, Can light his soul at God’s own ray. And be a little child again.” Happier than the hapdiest child. Or should we rather say more blest His life enlarged, his joys secure From an • eternal fountain press’d. If heavenly light surrounds the child, He knows not . whence the glory flows ; But he, the second time a child. Rejoices most because he knows. The light reveals a Father’s love, A Home, an elder brother there. Whose strengthened, glorified right arm Has made a way that. Home to share. If intuitions give us joy That we have left a heaven so bright, .What pleasure will home-coming be, With millions happy at the sight ?

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"HEAVEN LIES ABOUT US IN OUR INFANCY.”, Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 49, 2 February 1907

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"HEAVEN LIES ABOUT US IN OUR INFANCY.” Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 49, 2 February 1907

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