"Songs by the Way"
The Poetical Writings of the Right Rev. George Washington Doane,
Arranged and Edited by His Son, William Croswell Doane
New York: D. Appleton, 1860.
--"They smell sweetest by night-time, thae flowers;
and they're maist aye seen about
ruined buildings."--EDIE OCHILTREE,
in the Antiquary.
Sweetest by night: like gracious words,
That scent the sacred page;
But freeliest pour their perfumed store,
In sickness, grief, and age.
Seen most by ruins: like the love,
That gave itself for all;
Yet closest clings to guiltiest things,
As Magdalene, or Saul.
RIVERSIDE, December, 1848.