Collected Sonnets Of Lloyd Mifflin, Revised By The Author

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byLloyd Mifflin

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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. 1905. Excerpt: ... ECHOES OF GREEK IDYLS In Memort OF Theocritus... 7b the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders--MUTON SELECTIONS FROM BION THE LAMENT FOR ADONIS i Woe, woe for sweet Adonis, he is dead! The beauteous Adon, comely past compare! The lily youth with hyacinthine hair Low on the ground doth droop his princely head! The hearts of all the Loves for him have bled. No more, O Cypris, filled with thy despair, In sleep thy purple raiment thou dost wear, But, sable-stoled, thy feet the shadows tread. Arise, thou wretched one, oh, now arise! Make the air tremble with thy dolorous moan, And beat thy breasts and wail unto the skies: "Gone is that golden voice of mellowest tone, Perished the love-light of his glowing eyes, And I am left all desolate and alone!" THE LAMENT FOR ADONIS Ii Upon the hills Adonis lieth low,--The wooded hills beneath the Idalian sky,--And all the wondrous whiteness of his thigh That looked as fair as newly-fallen snow, Is by the boar's tusk gashed, and trickling slow The dark blood stains the ground with crimson dye; Heavy and dim now droops his fading eye, And marble-cold that ever beauteous brow. His dying kiss has come to sudden pause,--That kiss that Cypris never would resign,--And from his face is paling out the rose; For though his form her loving arms entwine, He cannot feel that with her breath she draws His very soul back ere it deathward goes. THE LAMENT FOR ADONIS Hi Ah, cruel, cruel was his deadly wound, But in her heart doth Cytherea bear A deeper hurt than his who lieth there! The very dogs--each well-beloved hound--Bay o'er their master lying on the ground. And Aphrodite, now in her despair, Unsandaled, wretched, through the thorns that tear, Wanders and wails with tangled locks unbound. Through the lone woodlands is her anguis...

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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. 1905. Excerpt: ... ECHOES OF GREEK IDYLS In Memort OF Theocritus... 7b the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders--MUTON SELECTIONS FROM BION T...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217911927

ISBN - 13:9780217911924

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