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FOR EVERY SEASON
"The pleasant books, that silently among
Our household treasures take familiar places,
And are to us as if a living tongue
Spake from the printed leaves or pictured faces!"
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1863, by
in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
BY ALFRED TENNYSON.
"Hesperus and his daughters three,
HE North-wind fallen, in the new-starrèd night
Past Thymiaterion, in calmèd bays,
Blown seaward from the shore; but from a slope
The golden apple, the golden apple, the hallowed fruit,
The Laureate of England (whose latest portrait fronts our title-page) has seen fit to ignore many of his earlier productions, some of which he thought well enough of once. The one entitled "Hesperides" is too gen.