An Old Fly Book and Other Stuff

Paperback | July 5, 2012

byJohn Warren Harper

not yet rated|write a review
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...given again, For this is the law and it holdeth no flaw, the law of the forest to learn, THE SONG OF THE KENNEBEC 79 Who the forest shall smite, be it wrong, be it right, the forest small smite in return. So I bring ye my woe on my lethal flow, the forms my wet lips have kiss'd, In the spectral gleams of the moon's cold beams and the shroud of the evening mist, Like a wraith of their doom it steals o'er the boom to cover the martyrs of gain, But my free spirit still and my unconquer'd will ye shall shackle and harness in vain. For ever and aye, by night and by day, comes a voice that is calling for me, When the storm winds wail it floats on the gale, 'tis the voice of my father--the sea. On the wide, lone beach his white arms reach, ah! who shall us longer sever, I go out on the wave to the father that gave, I am lost in the great Forever. Kase, when I done wek up one mawn, I see a chile out on de lawn,--A faih-haihd Missy frum the Souf, Wif sweet, wahm bref an' tremlin' mouf, An' in her half-wet, teary eyes De blue dat drapt frum April skies, Her hyar done lit wif sunlight beams Er jes' er flashin' gol'en gleams. An' ez I wondah who she be A voice cum out de cherry tree, Whar Mistah Robin up an' sing, "Good Mawnin'! Howdy! Missy Spring!" I rush'd down stahs an' open'd wide De do' an' den I laff'd an' cried, "Lawd bress yo, Honey sweet ma chile! Cum to dese ahms an' res erwhile. De Missy Spring done cum at las', Deah Honey, let me hoi' yo fas'!" An' den Mars Mawch he cum erlong, Kase he am jealous an' so strong, MARCH IN APRIL An' den he roah'd fo' all he's wurf An' tried to blow her off de yearf. He blew so hyard, to tell de truf, He shook de house to lif de roof. He howl'd and shriek'd wif all his might An' done raise Cain...

Pricing and Purchase Info

$19.95

Out of stock online

From the Publisher

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...given again, For this is the law and it holdeth no flaw, the law of the forest to learn, THE SONG OF THE KENNEBEC 79 Wh...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217169414

ISBN - 13:9780217169417

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of An Old Fly Book and Other Stuff

Reviews