after the perfect. The very thought of her roused manliness to emulate the vigorous freedom, with which one was assured, that wherever placed she was that instant acting; and the mere mention of her name was an inspiration of magnanimity, and faithfulness, and truth.
Sincere has been their striving; great their love,“is a sufficient apology for any life,” wrote Margaret; and how preeminently were these words descriptive of herself. Hers was indeed
The equal temper of heroic hearts,This indomitable aspiration found utterance in the following verses, on
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will,
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.