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Lines suggested on receiving the beautiful Painting by Bradford Sherman, called

ISLE OF WIGHT

From the August 1884 issue of The Christian Science Journal

This poem was later republished in Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1896: Mis. 392:18-393:24 


Isle of beauty, thou art singing      To my sense a sweet refrain; To my busy mem'ry bringing      Forms that I would see again. Glows the charm of thy reflecting      In the moral that it brings? Nature with the mind connecting,      Gave the artist's fancy, wings.