Essays and poems by Edwin F. RobertsEssays and poems by Edwin F. Roberts

Essays and poems

byEdwin F. Roberts

Paperback | January 8, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1844. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THIRD FORY. She comes. Where hast thou been? (Enter Lillith.) LILLITH. Upon the Blocksberg. There were mighty cries, That rang like death-bells through the heavy air, Waking the vast and pulseless gloom to life; Hollowly sounding, as though struggling pines Groan'd in each thunder gust, making the vault Seem one great universal voice. Hark--hark! The chorus comes through the veined rocks. (Distant Chorus.) Ho, ho! what a merry show, Gaze ye down in the gulf below-- Past the tangled bush and the brake, Where laireth the hooded snake! Draw near and listen, brothers, And bring, too, the wild weird mothers, Hear ye the sounds o'er the billows stealing, High in the air vast voices pealing. (Tumultuous shoutings.) Voice. Ho Lillith, call the ministers! FIRST FURY. Sisters, let's go to meet them! [Exeunt Furies. LILLITH. From the east and the west, Come, come! Spirits of man's unrest, Oh, come! From the south and the north, Where the tempests have birth, Come, come! From the deeps, and the fires, and the fountains, From the caverns, the crags, and the mountains, Oh, come! From the winds, and the waves, and the waters, From strifes, and red battles, and slaughters, Come, come! Distant voices. We come--we come. THE BREEZES. On the summer wings of the south We are borne, Like a kiss from a rosy mouth Love-born. PLAGUE. Ho, ho! I am pestilence, A.nd I passed last eve in the deep silence; Through the city and the mart Well I played my ghastly part. With a hot, hot breath, like a furnace blast, I breathed on the sleepers as on I passed; I dabbled my hands in the crimson wine, That bubbled and sang in the bowl benign; And I touched the high brow of the beautiful, Till it grew all shrivell'd, and yellow, and dull; And I quench'd the fire of the flashing eye, And kiss'...
Title:Essays and poemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217472117

ISBN - 13:9780217472111