Poems From The Pacific; The West's Reply To England's Laureate

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byVenier Voldo

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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.1888 Excerpt: ... MISCELLANEOUS SIERRA'S GOOD-NIGHT TO THE SUN-GOD A golden flame Sierra's crest illumes, In massive conflagration, triple bright, As o'er its trembling jewels of sleek ice, The Day-King bursts--a cataract of fire! And thus to the World's Lamp, ere his last kiss Of mellow light had died--Sierra spoke. "O, thou, whose smile is Day, whose absence Night, Pythagoras hath sung thy pregnant names, And ev'ry time and tongue hath hailed thee God! I, too, am crowned, since of the Occident, Thou, the World's Eye, beam'stlast upon my brow! "Supremest Author! Parent! Father! Lord!-Alpha of being, Omega of bliss I I, parting, do salute thee worshiping! With thy quick key of gold hast thou unlocked The hidden wombs of earth, and lo! in pride, Blossomed the painted miracles of Time! The Sierra Nevada Range, though situated over a hundred miles inland, Is «o much higher than the Coast Range itvpeaks receive the last rays of the sun upon th« western continent (63) In red and bronze and purple, luscious fruits, And grain in waves of yellow light ablaze, And, tenderest of all, thy burning touch, In poesy of flowers did pulsate, And crimsoned of thy veins, did beam and blush The rose--to make men glad! "Resplendent Sol! Most ancient Giver of sweet shining life! With Titan glory traversing thy twelve Celestial Bigns, thy Labors, copied by Chaldean Ur and Grecian Hercules, Sublimely move the world with tread of song! Thou art Time's mighty Tune! From thee, Bright God! Thy singing son the Lyre inherited, That Music's touch might build earth's walls, and chord The race of Man with universal Good! "From thee, the state of Harmony! the place Where man and nature blend in rhythmic peace, The spectrum of the cosmic consciousness! The victory of Love is thine--espoused Of heave...

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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.1888 Excerpt: ... MISCELLANEOUS SIERRA'S GOOD-NIGHT TO THE SUN-GOD A golden flame Sierra's crest illumes, In massive conflagration, triple bright,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217031544

ISBN - 13:9780217031547

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