The Poetical Works Of John Keats by John KeatsThe Poetical Works Of John Keats by John Keats

The Poetical Works Of John Keats

byJohn Keats

Paperback | January 4, 2012

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... FAERY SONGS I. Shed no tear--O shed no tear! The flower will bloom another year. Weep no more--O weep no. more! Young buds sleep in the root's white core. Dry your eyes--O dry your eyes, For I was taught in Paradise To ease my breast of melodies-- Shed no tear. Overhead--look overhead 'Mong the blossoms white and red-- 10 Look up, look up--I flutter now On this flush pomegranate bough-- See me--'tis this silvery bill Ever cures the good man's ill-- Shed no tear--O shed no tear! The flower will bloom another year. Adieu--Adieu--I fly, adieu, I vanish in the heaven's blue- Adieu, Adieu! II. Ah ! woe is me! poor silver-wing! That I must chant thy lady's dirge, And death to this fair haunt of spring, Of melody, and streams of flowery verge,-- Poor silver-wing! ah ! woe is me ! That I must see These blossoms snow upon thy lady's pall! Go, pretty page! and in her ear Whisper that the hour is near! Softly tell her not to fear 10 Such calm favonian burial! Go, pretty page! and soothly tell,-- The blossoms hang by a melting spell, And fall they must, ere a star wink thrice Upon her closed eyes, That now in vain are weeping their last tears, At sweet life leaving, and these arbours green,-- Rich dowry from the Spirit of the Spheres,-- Alas ! poor Queen ! SONNET TO HOMER Standing aloof in giant ignorance, Of thee I hear and of the Cyelades, As one who sits ashore and longs perchance To visit dolphin-coral in deep seas. So thou wast blind ;--but then the veil was rent, For Jove uncurtain'd Heaven to let thee live, And Neptune made for thee a spumy tent, And Pan made sing for thee his forest-hive: Aye on the shores of darkness there is light, And precipices show untrodden green, 10 There is a budding morrow in midnight, There is a triple sight in blindness keen ; Such seeing had...
Title:The Poetical Works Of John KeatsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217129927

ISBN - 13:9780217129923