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Lines Written From Home

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Though bleak these woods, and damp the ground
With fallen leaves so thickly strown,
And cold the wind that wanders round
With wild and melancholy moan;
There is a friendly roof, I know,
Might shield me from the wintry blast;
There is a fire, whose ruddy glow
Will cheer me for my wanderings past.

And so, though still, where'er I go,
Cold stranger-glances meet my eye;
Though, when my spirit sinks in woe,
Unheeded swells the unbidden sigh;

Though solitude, endured too long,
Bids youthful joys too soon decay,
Makes mirth a stranger to my tongue,
And overclouds my noon of day;

When kindly thoughts, that would have way,
Flow back discouraged to my breast; --
I know there is, though far away,
A home where heart and soul may rest.

Warm hands are there, that, clasped in mine,
The warmer heart will not belie;
While mirth, and truth, and friendship shine
In smiling lip and earnest eye.

The ice that gathers round my heart
May there be thawed; and sweetly, then,
The joys of youth, that now depart,
Will come to cheer my soul again.

Though far I roam, that thought shall be
My hope, my comfort, everywhere;
While such a home remains to me,
My heart shall never know despair!

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Manonton Dalan 06 December 2015

My heart shall never know despair! ... this I like thanks

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Vikas awathi 01 October 2018

Can you give this poem in English to Hindi

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Veer. 30 September 2019

I have read this in my school yesterday (29/9/2019)

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CT 14 June 2021

whats it about

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Yash jain 26 November 2018

U need hindi stanzas of it

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Dhara Singh 26 November 2018

Chutiya ha poem

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Aditya 23 October 2018

Can you give me explain of chapter

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V.Sanmitha Sree 08 October 2018

You can also show summary

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