Divine Adventures; A Book Of Verse

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byJohn Niendorff

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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. 1907. Excerpt: ... Thus the world is recreated With the Supermen of time, Bearing on in royal pageant, All of fullness and of prime. Thus the world is recreated With the Supermen of dreams, Footsteps onward pressing, Plashing oars on crystal streams. Silver lakes, and cool savannahs, Mirrored in the blue clad hills, Dream miraged, dim oases Where the spirit drinks and fills. Wanting not a dear companion, Wanting not the yester years, Thus the world is recreated, And the ring'd horizon clears. And I turn again to April, Maiden princess of the south; Lo! the secret now has blossomed To a white rose at her mouth. TO A MOCKING BIRD A Rhapsody Hail! Sweetest rhapsodist Of virgin song unfettered yet! Sweet honey-bee of sound, What flow'ry meads hast found, Of wilding pain and rapture, In spirit births, a moment's capture? A part of all that thou hast met, Sweet mocking bird! How far above, how far beyond, All dream or spirit fancy, Each fountain burst of purest song! To what fair region dost belong? What roseate glory followeth after Thy natures gladdest laughter,--Thine infinite necromancy, Sweet mocking bird? Within thy song, as in thy night, What matchless dearth of fact! Old Art bent low in arabesque, Transmuting life to things grotesque. And his golden mist, a still low call, From model-nature's all-in-all, Bids thee all rapture reinact, Sweet mocking bird. And when is nature more complete, Than in thy midnight hour? When every angle meet and mingle, Within thy misty laden dingle, And spirit pauseth in the heart, To rectify its ancient art, By the shadow on the flower, Sweet mocking bird. And when has music kissed a string Till such a lyric breath intone? Of all the joy, of all the pain, Sweet summer holds to earth again. The far sweet pain of bursting Hours, Whose sparkling...

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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. 1907. Excerpt: ... Thus the world is recreated With the Supermen of time, Bearing on in royal pageant, All of fullness and of prime. Thus the wor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:18 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021746498X

ISBN - 13:9780217464987

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