Excerpt from Gems From George H. Miles The purpose of this volume is to present, in popular form, a few characteristic selections from the poems, the plays, the vels, the essays and the orations of George H. Miles. It is hoped that these Gems may give pleasure to our readers, while proving beyond cavil our author's title to immortality. Some of the purest pearls of thought, some of the sweetest songs and most enbling sentences, in the whole range of Eng lish literature owed from his gifted pen. Vivid imagery, refined sentiment and natural tender ness characterize everything he wrote. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.