Carol And Cadence; New Poems Mdcccii-mdccccvii. (villon Soc).: new poems: MDCCCII-MDCCCCVII…

Paperback | May 14, 2012

byJohn Payne

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. 1908 Excerpt: ...for the sacrilegious deed "Shall remit and all be joy again and cheer. "And now, beloved one," And he kissed her, whilst she wept upon his breast, "Hence must I; for the sun is in the West. "Sweet maid," he said, "my time on earth is done. "Farewell!" And as he spoke these words, there came All about him as the flowering of a flame And the God soared back in glory to the sun. On the morrow, with the day, Came Hippolyta her kin, unhoping more Than to find her dead and mangled on the shore And with rites funereal bear her bones away. But what words can tell their joy, when safe and sound, Freed of fetters and of bonds, the maid they found And the monster on the billows dead that lay. So, with rapture and acclaim, Her, whom thither, for the stricken folk's relief, They had brought with lamentation and with grief, To her father back they carried; and Love's Dame, Being sated of her wrath, her vengeful hand Stayed and lifted, so the plague from out the land And the people stinted sudden as it came. From the loves of God and maid Sprang a son, the shining face and eyes of fire Who inherited for birthright of his sire. Phoebogenitus they named him, as she bade, Fair Hippolyta; and he th'.dEtolian land Many happy years, with right and royal hand, To his grandsire dead in due succession swayed. Back contentment, as of old, To the land came and to those therein that dwelt, And the Gods Etern, by Phoebus' favour, dealt Ever kindlier w1th the folk. The age of gold Come again seemed and the soft Saturnian reign Of the older milder Gods.--But dreams, you'll say? Nay, what are we all but dreams? The tale is told. WIND VOICES. 1. The casements rattle; the wind screams past; The souls are abroad on the breath of the blast; Their ...

Pricing and Purchase Info

$27.95

On re-order 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. 1908 Excerpt: ...for the sacrilegious deed "Shall remit and all be joy again and cheer. "And now, beloved one," And he kissed her, whilst she wep...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217911161

ISBN - 13:9780217911160

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Carol And Cadence; New Poems Mdcccii-mdccccvii. (villon Soc).: new poems: MDCCCII-MDCCCCVII. (Villon soc).

Reviews