Janet Hamilton Poems
- The Fruits Of The Spirit Spirit Divine! Eternal! Holy ...
- Farewell To The Old Year, 1863 Farewell, old year, 'the ...
- A Faithful Mother's Love Dear child! a faithful mother's ...
- Bells Blest Sabbath bells! blest Sabbath bells! My heart ...
- Lines On The Death Of My Mothe... My Mother! O my Mother! when ...
- Our Heavenly Father An eager, youthful voice I hear Asking ...
- The Seven Stars: A Constellati...
Janet Hamilton was a nineteenth century Scottish poet.
Was born as Janet Thomson at Carshill, Shotts parish, Lanarkshire, 12 Oct. 1795, the daughter of a shoemaker. In her childhood the family moved to Hamilton, and then to Langloan, in the parish of Old Monkland, Lanarkshire. For a time her parents became farm labourers, and Janet, remaining at home, span and worked at the ... more »
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The Fruits Of The Spirit
Spirit Divine! Eternal! Holy Dove!
These sacred fruits are thine,-peace, joy, and love,
Even peace with heaven, and peace on earth; a joy
Earth cannot give, nor, leagued with hell, destroy.
Love! 'tis the love thy presence sheds abroad
In hearts renew'd, the love supreme of God;
Long-suffering, when assailed by wrong or scorn;
Calm gentleness, though tried and spirit-worn;
, flowing from its source Divine;
And faith, that whispers, Saviour, Thou art mine!
Mild tranquil meekness, with her lowly grace;
And temperance, ruling measure, mood, ...