William Cullen Bryant

A Forest Hymn – William Cullen Bryant

A Forest Hymn – William Cullen Bryant

The groves were God’s first temples. Ere man learned To hew the shaft, and lay the architrave, And spread the roof above them,—ere he framed The lofty vault, to gather and roll back The sound of anthems; in the darkling wood, Amidst the cool and silence, he knelt down, And offered to the... »