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Youth and beauty, dauntless will,
Turning from my comrades' eyes,
Of the bravest of the brave.
T. W. HIGGINSON.
LAW AND LIBERTY.
O Law, thou voice of Liberty! God's smile is on thy brow;
O Liberty, thou soul of Law! God's very self art thou. Two flowers, alike and yet unlike, on the same stem. that blow;
Two friends that cannot live apart, yet seem each other's foe;
O daughter of the bleeding past! O hope the Prophets saw !
God give us Law in Liberty, and Liberty in Law!
ELBRIDGE JEFFERSON CUTLER.
(From his Phi Beta Kappa poem, "The Reveille," read at Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 18, 1861.)
N.B. This poem appeared in the Boston Advertiser, July 16, 1861. Later, a somewhat different text appeared in another paper. It may have been revised by the author. These lines were taken from it. D.H.M.
WHILE endures our country's story
CHARLES H. THURBER.
(Lincoln Centennial Memorial Service, Feb. 12, 1909.)
THOUGH love repine, and reason chafe,
R. W. EMERSON.