Songs of the Loire, and other poems [signed Peter the hermit].

Paperback | May 17, 2012

byChristopher Edward Lefroy

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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. 1834 Excerpt: ...sorrow" wears my manhood down--In life, I walk alone! The birds of spring, the birds of spring, All joyous in their lay; Do they commune on every bough And sing on every spray? Alas, their song is silent now, The blithe of wing have fled, To clime, perhaps, of brighter hue, Or numbered with the dead! ENGLAND! England! with thy faults, I love thee: Be thy frailties all untold; I must love thee, still must love thee--Queen of beauty--ancient--old! Though thine enemies contemn thee; Though the malcontents despise: I must love thee, still must love thee Covert friends, their hate disguise. Is the war of crime then over? Legislators lose their sway; Now thy traitor sons moreover, Shun the light of Freedom's day! Even now, I hear glad voices Long and loud that emulate His heart, all royal, which rejoices, Surrounded though it be, by state! What were England, without freedom? What but woman without ire? And a king without a kingdom? Like a poet without fire! Wheresoe'er we view thy greatness, Or on land, or on the main; We admire thy bold elateness--Turn to thee with joy again! Though thy clime be certain never; With thy faults, I love thee still--I can ne'er reproach her, never, Death can't bribe me 'gainst my will! England! with thy faults, I love thee: Be thy frailties all untold; I must love thee, still must love thee--Queen of beauty--ancient--old! MEDORA. How bright and beautiful yon sky, Medora love! Medora love! Unlike albeit that purer dye--The deep-blue lustre of thine eye: Medora love! Medora love! How fair, how very fair wert thou, Medora love! Medora love! When tresses wild adorned thy brow--E'er thou hadst made a lover's vow: Medora love! Medora love! And, who so true to me, and kind, Medora love! Medora love! Not one on earth that I could find,...

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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. 1834 Excerpt: ...sorrow" wears my manhood down--In life, I walk alone! The birds of spring, the birds of spring, All joyous in their lay; Do they...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:May 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217876838

ISBN - 13:9780217876834

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