Maryland, my Maryland, and other poems

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJames Ryder Randall

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...Far out at sea! far out at sea! The bird-like bark flew merrily! The day-god slept--his bride on high Wove isles of light o'er wave and sky; On, on we flew, and from the wake What moon-enameled beauties break! A vapory veil of silver bars Entangled in a sky of stars--Supernal visions came to me Far out at sea! far out at sea! Far out at sea! far out at sea! The raven screams upon the lee; The storm-king rides the lightning now, And wreck and ruin bare his brow--A gallant ship, descending fast, Is whirled beneath the waters vast, And with her in the whelming tide, The loveliest child that ever died In faith, in purity and pride! One fair white arm upon her breast, One sunny curl lost from the rest, And there she lies--sweet Melanie! Far out at sea! far out at sea! FLOURINE Far out at sea! far out at sea! And art thou happy, Melanie? Oh! in thy grand and mystic grave Beneath the blue, blue tropic wave, Dost see, sweet child, the diamond blaze Upon the Nereid of old days--Dost hear the choral song of shells, More musical than golden bells--And in thy ocean jubilee Dost think of him who loveth thee? Far out at sea! far out at sea! FLOURINE Little Flourine, with golden hair, And rose-red cheeks and features fair, You shall be the New Year's Queen, Little Flourine! Pretty Flourine, with the bright-blue eyes, Whose tints are caught from the azure skies; Airy, fairy, with heavenly mien, Pretty Flourine! Dainty Flourine, with your dazzling grace, And the beautiful wonders of your face; May you have nothing but roses to glean, Dainty Flourine! Darling Flourine, may Time bring to you Days full of music and skies full of blue--Bliss that the saints and the angels have seen, Darling Flourine! ALEXANDRINE 'Twas the morning of Palm Sunday, in Village...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...Far out at sea! far out at sea! The bird-like bark flew merrily! The day-god slept--his bride on high Wove isle...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217510051

ISBN - 13:9780217510059

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