The princess by Baron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson

The princess

byBaron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...Dismiss me, and I prophesy your plan, Divorced from my experience, will be chaff For every gust of chance, and men will say We did not know the real light, but chased The wisp that flickers where no foot can tread." She ceased: the Princess answer'd coldly, "Good: 340 Your oath is broken: we dismiss you: go. 314. Grain than touchwood, firm and hard than soft and inflammable: touchwood is the name of wood which has suffered a particular kind of decay that makes it like tinder. Honest heat, heat of sound wood. 326. Blazon'd, proclaimed, made coarsely apparent. 328. Known at last (my work), made known by my crafty delay, which gave her free rein. 339. Wisp, will-o'-the-wisp, seen in marshes and low lands. For this lost lamb (she poiuted to the child) Our mind is changed: we take it to ourself." Thereat the Lady stretch'd a vulture throat, And shot from crooked lips a haggard smile. "The plan was mine. I built the nest" she said "To hatch the cuckoo. Rise!" and stoop'd to updrag Melissa: she, half on her mother propt, Half-drooping from her, turn'd her face, and cast A liquid look on Ida, full of prayer, 350 Which melted Florian's fancy as she hung, A Niobean daughter, one arm out, Appealing to the bolts of Heaven; and while We gazed upon her came a little stir About the doors, and on a sudden rush'd Among us, out of breath, as one pursued, A woman-post in flying raiment. Fear Stared in her eyes, and chalk'd her face, and wing'd Her transit to the throne, whereby she fell Delivering seal'd dispatches which the Head 3G0 Took half-amazed, and in her lion's mood Tore open, silent we with blind surmise Regarding, while she read, till over brow And cheek and bosom brake the wrathful bloom As of some fire against a stormy cloud, When the wild...

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Title:The princessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217132642

ISBN - 13:9780217132640

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