Songs And Other Fancies

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byHenry Dupee Muir

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...And the rich red rose of love,--Can they soothe these griefs away; Can they ease the sting thereof? To us, through moonshine pale, she came--As fragile-fair, a beam of night! Ev'n to the haggard house of shame Came she, so spiritlike and white, And said,--"If you have that to give That is not hard of self, and chill As gold, then bid my heart to live, That is so bound, so torn, so ill." of Sharon and Sorck, And the rich red rose of love,--Can they ivile such grief away? From such heart the sting remove? We saw her, ere the dawn had grown To day and knew a crown of gold, Down pace the porticoes, alone, With black bent head and eyelids cold. From her white robes we saw a gleam Of quick light glitter through the gray. We saw her fall. As in a dream, We knelt above her where she lay. Wines of Sharon and Sorek, And the rich red rose of love, Could not lure thy grief away--From thy life the sting remove! 161 AT MIZPEH White wools we spun, our hearts at flight With missel thrush and locust bird That made the summer orchards bright, Through casement heard. (Sweet child of Jephthah's! how thy song doth flow--Sweeter it soothes than balms of Jericho.) Pure robes enwrapped us, soft and new, And with lithe gold our arms were glad, The fillets of our hair were blue; So we were clad. (Fair child of Jephthah's! how thy face doth show--Fairer to see than Hermon's velvet snow.) She said: "My father's note I hear; He hath o'erthrown the waxen hosts. Why, when such victor draweth near, Keep we like ghosts?" (Bold child of Jephthah's! how thine eye doth glow--Bolder of glance than oryx netted low.) i Placed we sweet chaplets on the head, And timbrels beat, close following; She danced before with measured tread, And bade us sing. (Light child of Jephthah's!...

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...And the rich red rose of love,--Can they soothe these griefs away; Can they ease the sting thereof? To us, thro...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217876544

ISBN - 13:9780217876544

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