Dramatic Pictures, English Rispetti, Sonnets and Other Verses by Alexander Hay JappDramatic Pictures, English Rispetti, Sonnets and Other Verses by Alexander Hay Japp

Dramatic Pictures, English Rispetti, Sonnets and Other Verses

byAlexander Hay Japp

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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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. 1894. Excerpt: ... V. FIR-TREE AND PALM. (FROM HEINE.) A fir-tree stands all lonely In the north, on a cold gray height; He slumbers, as round him ice and snow Weave a mantle of spotless white. He dreams of a palm-tree towering Afar in the Eastern land, Alone, and silently dreaming 'Mid rocks and burning sand. SOME OPINIONS ON 'CIRCLE OF THE YEAR,' Etc. From Mrs. Augusta Webster, March 9, 1893. 'Several of the sonnets have much interested me, and I very certainly do not agree with your friend, A. N. of the "Envoi," who dissuaded you from "the bold emprise." One of the descriptive sonnets I like is one that has a memory of spring in the autumn--the one with a squirrel in it.' From Hall Caine, Esq., January 10, 1893. 'I had no idea that you were so far afield with the muses, that you were an expert at the sonnet, and had tried your wings at a flight like "The Northern Farmer." Old Thomas's story is quite admirable--vivid, racy, and true--the little closing hint of indecorums not being the least of the old man's charms.' From The Hon. Roden Noel, January 30, 1893. 'Some of the sonnets have much beauty, and have given me pleasure in reading them, though perhaps the humorous poems in dialect are the most remarkable--they are really very good. But I see tender, loving observation which gives real poetical beauty to many of the pieces in their descriptions of nature, their elevation of thought, and in the reflective passages.' From Austin Dobson, Esq., October 26, 1874. 'I have just been reading your poem " A Music Lesson " to my wife, and we admire it much. This stanza--It's nae alane by blawin' Strang But eke by blawin' true That ye can male' the music To thrill folk thro' and thro',--may stand for poets as well as other pipers. If I may single out another verse (without any vio...
Title:Dramatic Pictures, English Rispetti, Sonnets and Other VersesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217780520

ISBN - 13:9780217780520