Gathered In The Gloaming; Poems Of Early And Later Years by Thomas WestwoodGathered In The Gloaming; Poems Of Early And Later Years by Thomas Westwood

Gathered In The Gloaming; Poems Of Early And Later Years

byThomas Westwood

Paperback | July 4, 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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...do hear the death-bells toll, Ever, ever! "O WIND OF THE MOUNTAIN!" WIND of the Mountain, Wind of the Mountain, hear! I have a prayer to whisper in thine ear:--Hush, pine-tree, hush! Be silent, sycamore! Cease thy wild waving, ash-tree, old and hoar! Flow softly, stream! My voice is faint with fear--O Wind of the Mountain, Wind of the Mountain, hear! In the dull city, by the lowland shore, Pale grows the cheek, so rosy-fresh of yore. Woe for the child--the fair blithe-hearted child--Once thy glad playmate on the breezy wild! Hush, pine-tree, hush!--my voice is faint with fear--O Wind of the Mountain, Wind of the Mountain, hear! Pale grows the cheek, and dim the sunny eyes, And the voice falters, and the laughter dies. Woe for the child! She pines, on that sad shore, For the free hills and happy skies of yore. Hush, river, hush!--my voice is faint with fear--O Wind of the Mountain, Wind of the Mountain, hear! O Wind of the Mountain, thou art swift and strong--Follow, for love's sake, though the way be long. Follow, oh! follow, over down and dale, To the far city in the lowland vale. Hush, pine-tree, hush!--my voice is faint with fear--O Wind of the Mountain, Wind of the Mountain, hear! Kiss the dear lips, and bid the laughters rise--Flush the wan cheek, and brighten the dim eyes; Sing songs of home, and soon, from grief and pain, Win back thy playmate, blessed Wind, again! Win back my darling--while away my fear--O Wind of the Mountain, Wind of the Mountain, hear! SIR HILDEBRAND. A Ballad of a Ghost and a Glove. IMITATED FROM UHLAND. LAY of the knight, Sir Hildebrand! A caitiff knight was he, Burgher and pilgrim and shaven priest Grew pale his crest to see. He lurked, one eve, in a ruined church, But at midnight rode away, For a goodly...
Title:Gathered In The Gloaming; Poems Of Early And Later YearsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:July 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217218601

ISBN - 13:9780217218603

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