Cap and Bells

Paperback | October 12, 2012

bySamuel Minturn Peck

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... oft on bended knee, I prayed for her I left that day Beneath the orange tree. 'Tis eventide, and again to me The summer breezes sigh; THE ORANGE TREE. The orange flowers are fair to see--So tenderly they lie;But oh! there's a grave 'neath the orange tree, And I would that I could die! SOMEWHERE. IS she biding, where eternal summer smiles upon the seas, And the snowy orange blossoms ever flake the shelly strand? Is she biding, is she biding where the tender tropic breeze Tells the story of his wooings to the billows on the sand? Somewhere, somewhere, I know not where, Upon the land or sea--Somewhere, somewhere, all pure and fair My love abides for me. Is she biding 'mid the clover blooms upon the purple hills, Where the mellow bees are humming and the apple blossoms float? Is she biding, is she biding where the brooklet leaps and trills, And does sne bind the daisies in a posy for her throat? Somewhere, somewhere, I know not where, My Love and I shall meet. For there's a Fate through foul and fair That guides my wayward feet. Is she biding where the starlight gleams upon the frozen gloom, And faintly ring the carols that awake the drowsy morn? Is she biding, is she biding where the roses never bloom, And the poppies never wave their crimson banners through the corn? She bides somewhere, I know not where, But surely this I know: 'Twill alway seem like summer there, Howe'er the wind may blow! THE MEADOW PATH. 'HEN lass and laddie, you and I, With little lives unknown to care, I chased for you the butterfly, And twined the daisies in your hair. Once more we tread the very spot; The daisies still are blowing--see!I thought you loved me then; if not, Give now your heart to me! Fate turned from yours my path aside, That once across the flowers...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... oft on bended knee, I prayed for her I left that day Beneath the orange tree. 'Tis eventide, and again to me T...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217452256

ISBN - 13:9780217452250

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