An Introduction To The Study Of Literature; For The Use Of Secondary And Graded Schools

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byEdwin Herbert Lewis

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... I would have omitted some of the words, only that it 215 might have disturbed the measure and cadences, and have put me out. They are the very words my dearest father sang; and they are the last. Yet, shame upon me! the nurse (the same who stood listening near, who attended me into this country) could remember them 220 more perfectly; it is from her I have learned them since; she often sings them, even by herself. J£s. So shall others. There is much both in them and in thee to render them memorable. . . . The dullest of mortals, seeing and hearing thee, would never 225 misinterpret the prophecy of the fates. If, turning back, I could overpass the vale of years, and could stand on the mountain top, and could look again far before me at the bright ascending morn, we could enjoy the prospect together; we would walk along the summit 230 hand in hand, O Rhodope! and we would only sigh at last when we found ourselves below with others. This exquisite prose will bear the closest reading. Note its carefully chosen poetic words, and its stately sentence-structure. THE MERRY LARK Charles Kingsley The merry, merry lark was up and singing, And the hare was out and feeding on the lea, And the merry, merry bells below were ringing, When my child's laugh rang through me. 4 Now the hare is snared and dead beside the snowyard, And the lark beside the dreary winter sea, And my baby in his cradle in the churchyard Waiteth there until the bells bring me. TWO SONS1 Robert Buchanan I have two sons, wife -- Two, and yet the same; One his wild way runs, wife, Bringing us to shame. The one is bearded, sunburnt, grim, and fights across the sea, S The other is a little child who sits upon your knee. One is fierce and cold, wife, As the wayward deep; Him no arms could hold, wife, Him ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... I would have omitted some of the words, only that it 215 might have disturbed the measure and cadences, and have put me out. They are...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217681743

ISBN - 13:9780217681742

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