Thamuta, The Spirit Of Death And Other Poems. [by M. G. Cooper.]

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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.1837 Excerpt: ... And the deeps answered dreadly. His strong arm Gathered the surges, and his flying foot Flashed thro' the darkness of the pouring waves. But morning dimly dawned. Before us rolled The white surge o'er a stranded bark, that lay Aidless, while hundreds gazed. Hundreds, whose souls Claimed fellowship, tho' yet unknown, with those Thus near to perish,--yet before them stood Powerless to rescue. I looked down, and saw The grief of those sad voyagers, their watch Thro' the long moments of distress, while hope Yet wrestled fiercely, fondly, with despair! The mother with her child was there; and there The sister with her brother. The gay dame, Whose joyous step had ever walked with wealth, Heedless of evil days; to whom more years Brought but more pleasures: and the sad of heart, Unwatched in her lone sorrowing, fain to light A look of smiles above a breaking heart, A blooming wreath upon a sepulchre. This, thought upon her fond, her fatherless, Her young, fair flowers; o'er whose devoted head No screen was left, but her devoted bough. That, on a home, where, to a husband's hearth, She should bring joy no more. This, wept vain tears Of undissembled terror. That, fast clasped Her offspring, with its bright and baby smile Mocking dismay. The anguished look I saw, The bitter prayer for Life I heard, and knew How hard it was to die, how hard from Life Thus to part, hurriedly. Condemned, ere yet Age, sickness, sorrow, calmed the soul to peace. Yet, from that group of shrinking victims, one Sat severed, one fair child, to girlhood's prime Yet scarcely risen. The dim and stormy light Streamed down by fits upon the floating curls Of shadowy gold, whose graceful parting shewed A brow of placid charms.--Apart, she sat, Her clasped hands resting on her knees, her eyes Fixed i...

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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.1837 Excerpt: ... And the deeps answered dreadly. His strong arm Gathered the surges, and his flying foot Flashed thro' the darkness of the pourin...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217884121

ISBN - 13:9780217884129

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