Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.

Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.
....carpe diem. The Daylily. "Be like the flower, turn your face to the sun." Khalil Gibran. She gives her all for just one day then bows her head to God and fades away to nourish the next generation. God I pray I may give my all each day to honor you and bow my head at the end to nourish the next generation. Peggy Jones. NOTE............ Please folks do not copy any of my art or photos on my blog without my permission. Thank you for your good manners.

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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Vintage Thingie Thursday


Vintage Thingie Thursday 
Time again to get nostalgic.
I love digging around for valuable keepsakes I have.

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Last week when I was doing "Collection" for Friday Shoot Out I made a stop at my favorite antique shop.

I had decided to look for old postcards due to inspiration from some postcard collectors I have met on line.
I found this Poetry of the Psalms
by
Henry Van Dyke

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Here is a quote from the book.

John Milton, whose faith in religion was as exalted as his mastery of the art of poetry was perfect, has expressed in a simple sentence the spirit in which I would approach the poetic study of the Book Of Psalms:
"Not in their divine arguments alone, but in the very critical art of composition, the Psalms may be easily made to appear over all kinds of lyric poetry incomparable."

I paid $3.00 for this little book, which I think belongs in a collection of fine essays.

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10 comments:

Friko said...

Milton, one of the greatest poets the earth has ever seen.

QMM, I have been admiring your blog and some of your recent posts, what a pretty and colourful place you have here.

Rudee said...

I wish it was Thursday here, but alas, it's only Wednesday and I still have 2.5 shifts to work before my vacation. Sigh.

I enjoyed your VTT. So glad you're feeling better. Keep up the good work!

GrandmaK said...

Peggy, you have such a wonderful knack of finding interesting and wonderful antiques! Well done! Cathy

crochet lady said...

I just love old books and the gems that are hidden within them.

Pam said...

What a lovely little book. A great find.

LV said...

A wonderful old book filled with great words of wisdom.

Marinela Reka said...

Lovely little book... love you blog...great work :)

Karin said...

Thanks for sharing your lovelies with us Peggy! Beautiful!

Ann said...

Sweet little book. Adore the softnes of the colors.
Happy VTT
Ann

LadyCat said...

What a great find for $3.00! The cover is a beautiful work of art, as well as the treasure that is found inside.