Florien; A Tragedy In Five Acts And Other Poems by Herman Charles MerivaleFlorien; A Tragedy In Five Acts And Other Poems by Herman Charles Merivale

Florien; A Tragedy In Five Acts And Other Poems

byHerman Charles Merivale

Paperback | January 30, 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. 1884. Excerpt: ... TO E. M. (dedicatory Sonnet.) Dear wife and perfect friend; my household queen, With watchful love making my home so dear, That all my work mere pastime doth appear, If but thy fair face in my room be seen, And the soft voice's music intervene Like melody itself the brain to clear Of o'erspun tissue of thought's atmosphere, By gracious fancies where God's hand hath been,--Men cannot rise, or so I think, to heights Where spirits pure as thine unconscious move: But when such guidance on their way alights, Out of their weakness their own weakness prove, And, what the hand in faltering verse indites, But pray to shew in unremitting love. FLORIEN. A TRAGEDY IN FIVE ACTS. ACT I. Scene I.--Master Fuller's House. Scene 2.--A Street. Scene 3.--Abraham's Tavern by the River Stairs. ACT II. "I Scene.--Florien's House. ACT III. / Between Acts II. and III. some weeks are supposed to pass. ACT IV. Scene.--Master Fuller's House. ACT V. Scene.--The Bear Garden. FLORIEN. ACT I. Scene I.--Master Fuller's house. Fuller, Mary, and Tim, discovered. Fuller in his chair; Tim at his desk; Mary standing by the door, which opens on the street, looking out. 'prentices and others without pass up and down, the 'prentices crying, "What d'ye lack, what d'ye lack?" Mar. No sign of Roy! Where is the truant gone? Ful. 'Tis a bad Roy, my child; a useless Roy, As idle as the leaves in summer time, Which sleep and nod the sunny hours away, Until the grip of autumn dries them up, « And winter sweeps them from the face o' the earth. So will it be with Roy--an idle lad, Making and marring poetry all day, And ever dreaming of his destinies, Wrought out in work as cunning as mine own, And choicely carved in filagree and gold. But all his work is air-drawn; mine is solid, And makes a solid ma...
Title:Florien; A Tragedy In Five Acts And Other PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021783552X

ISBN - 13:9780217835527