Classical Poems by William Entriken BailyClassical Poems by William Entriken Baily

Classical Poems

byWilliam Entriken Baily

Paperback | January 10, 2012

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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. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... What blissfulness 'twould be Apollo's lyre To hear at June's bright dawn, by night's star-fire, As come and go life's vagaries! Replete With sounds that charm would be the matchless feat To form web-works of tone! The high-born choir, Who sing through time, whose harmonies inspire Fancy's ardency, aspiration meet, Courage, nobleness, sympathies concrete, How they seem demi-gods! Them modify Hope's own art ever breathing in control, She through them speaking; for each death-dull eye She wakes, bids lips partake from her strange bowl, Emboldens hands to strive, man's strength to ply To gain the power that was Apollo's soul. ************************** ********* ********************************^Sfc* ****** ****** * * * ;.; * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * CLASSICAL POEMS. THE QUEEN OF DREAMLAND. J DREAMED.--Venus approached with languid air More near she seemed as one full meet to dwell In ideal realms encrowned with honors rare 'Mong Fancy's spirits deemed ineffable; Yet made her footsteps prints upon the sand; They proved a being true of Day's Dreamland. II. A palace stood anear; it was a pile That covered acres with majestic weight; Its marble art was of a simple style; On roofs were domes, each with an ancient trait, As gleaming roses swayed in urns anear, And odored well the summer atmosphere. in. Had outlooks wide high windows here and there Upon green dales and distant mountain points; Portals the facade graced with arches rare, Their brazen hinges shining in the joints; Long porticos there stood that mildly shed Their column-shades on steps that upward spread. («) IV. Venus moved on with head inclining low, Nearing a portal dark. She was alone; She mused, and feared awhile within to go; The deep, dim hall with kind and welcome tone No entrance ba...
Title:Classical PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217814689

ISBN - 13:9780217814683