Out of the silence by John Vance CheneyOut of the silence by John Vance Cheney

Out of the silence

byJohn Vance Cheney

Paperback | January 9, 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. 1897. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Yet sad somewhat, grief softening The voices all that laugh and sing. Aerial visitants of night Sought her, nor passed when came the light; But stayed, mysteriously to make The day as she is, for her sake To teach the blossoms and the trees The subtile colors, melodies, That trouble love's too happy dream. Yonder the meadow grasses gleam, And yonder, farther, shines the hill; Yet is it beamy grief. She will Not let it be all joy and light. What was it Edith dreamed, last night? NOVEMBER FIRST In Mem. S. P. C. THE Druids met with dread this awful night, Wherein piecemeal was torn the temple nun, And all the hours were black as when the sun Forsook old Egypt. Not an altar light, Nor gleamed one window in the isle; for, white, Wind-followed phantoms, they whose days were done, Leapt down the fearful cliffs, leapt one by one, And, gathering in the boats as birds for flight, Flew westward. So the white souls leapt and passed. Far from the fearful cliffs, the waters walled, In quiet of this gentler time and place, Dreaming upon the souls, the soul the last To leave me seemed to pass me by. I called, And art thou he? He turned; I saw his face. THE DEATH OF ADAM >rTH WAS Adam at the gates of Paradise; X Sick with the world's first sickness, prostrate, pale, Low lay he, in his pain. And they made wail That stood by him: "O father, dim your eyes And filmed, on your great limbs you cannot rise; Across the heavens black cloud-wings reach and sail, And prowling shadow crouches in the vale. What burden, father, on the hurt earth lies?" "I fail, O wife and children, for the bough Whereof I ate. Go thou, swift-footed Seth, And pluck from that sweet tree." -- With eyes mist-dim He looked on it. "Nay, wife, nay, children, now Is here the one He spake of to me,-- Death...
Title:Out of the silenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217245447

ISBN - 13:9780217245449