Poems

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byRichard Garnett

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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. 1895. Excerpt: ... ENDYMION ENDYMION He slept on Latmian pinnacle upraised 'Neath amethystine skies uncrost by cloud; No ripple rose on sea; no blade was bowed; Sole in the purple void Love's sapphire blazed. Selene came, stooped, rose; he woke amazed In Moonland's fiery silence, where nor loud Or low breathes hovering wind, or billows crowd Booming from beds of oceans long erased. The sun with undeflected arrow seared The nameless crater's swart and torrid wall; The silver raiment shrouded Earth afar: Yet nought Endymion's spirit could appal; For nought beheld he in that desert weird Save Dian's eyes, more sweet than moon or star. DIAN'S WAYS Blest who unwinds the woodland's sunny maze Dappled with lights and glooms diversified, Where beams in creviced leafage sport and glide, Turning transparent green to tender blaze. But suddenly the covert shakes and sways, And swift through crashing boughs the deer hath hied, Shunning her shaft whose eye of startled pride Launches the brighter bolt that speedier slays. Her dart the deer, her mood ungentle stays Suit that the smitten spirit should have sighed, If Body found but tongue to plead or praise, Or Soul saw not that Suit must be denied. Whence then, chaste votary of Dian's ways, This little faun that trippeth at thy side? POETS OF THE CENTURY WRITTEN IN MILES'S 'POETS OF THE CENTURY' I Saw the youthful singers of my day To sound of lutes and lyres in morning hours Trampling with eager feet the teeming flowers, Bound for Fame's temple upon Music's way: A happy band, a folk of holiday: But some lay down and slept among the bowers; Some turned aside to fanes of alien Powers; Some Death took by the hand and led away. Now gathering twilight clouds the land with grey Yet, where last light is lit, last pilgrims go, Outlined in.gliding...

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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. 1895. Excerpt: ... ENDYMION ENDYMION He slept on Latmian pinnacle upraised 'Neath amethystine skies uncrost by cloud; No ripple rose on sea; no b...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217029256

ISBN - 13:9780217029254

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