The Spirit Of The Woods; A Comedy by Edward GruseThe Spirit Of The Woods; A Comedy by Edward Gruse

The Spirit Of The Woods; A Comedy

byEdward Gruse

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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.1908 Excerpt: ... ACT II Scene I (The woods) (moonlight Enter Halla and Sothern. Hal. How feel'st thy body, Sothern; has it tired By traveling? Soth. It was when we arrived Quite worn, but now this genial atmosphere Doth drive away fatigue. Hal. 'Tis excellent, This outdoor life it makes us more like men.. Soth. But tell me, Halla, think'st thou yeti of her, Of Hermia? Hal. Occasionally I think Of her, yet 'mong these splendid things, her1 form Holds not a foremost place, there's too: much here To look upon, to dream of former things. Soth. But, Halla, this rich panorama all The more reminds me of sweet Agatha; Her being is so strongly planted in My mind, I cannot turn but what I see Her countenance, even these mighty trees As they do swing their branches to the wind And keep their foliage in endless motion, Making the sunbeams or those of the moon, Which now doth shed their radiance on the earth, To dance about most merrily from leaf To leaf, e'en they reflect resemblage Of her divinity. The birds as they Their sweet throats tune to pleasant melody, Vibrate inflection of her gentle voice. And so naught can I look upon, but what Is colored by her seeming presence, as If she so great and elemental was As to exist in everything. Hae. Thou art A slave to thy imagination, Sothern. Yet I do believe in a few days all this Will change considerably, when thou dost once Get in the spirits of the woods 'twill change Thee altogether. If her spirit haunts These premises, well so stir up the woods As soon to drive it out. Soth. I know not if That can be done. Enter Jean. Where hast thou been? Jean. I have been wandering as I am wont To do when I come hither, I've explored This region as no other mortal has, There's scarce a tree, a spot of open space, A brook, a spring, a hill, a valley,...
Title:The Spirit Of The Woods; A ComedyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217397956

ISBN - 13:9780217397957