The Voice Of Science In Nineteenth-century Literature; Representative Prose And Verse by Robert Emmons Rogers

The Voice Of Science In Nineteenth-century Literature; Representative Prose And Verse

byRobert Emmons Rogers

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... GEORGE MEREDITH LUCIFER EST STARLIGHT» On a starred night Prince Lucifer uprose. Tired of his dark dominion, swung the fiend Above the rolling ball in cloud part screened, Where sinners hugged their spectre of repose. Poor prey to his hot fit of pride were those. And now upon his western wing he leaned, And now his huge bulk o'er Afric's sands careened, And now the black planet shadowed Arctic snows. Soaring through wider zones that pricked his scars With memory of the old revolt from Awe, He reached a middle height, and at the stars, Which are the brain of heaven, he looked, and sank. Around the ancient track marched, rank on rank, The army of unalterable law. 1 Prom the Poetical Works of George Meredith; copyright 1897,1898, by George Meredith; published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Reprinted by permission of the publishers. WILLIAM E. HENLEY INVICTUS Out of the night that covers me, Black as a pit from Pole to Pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud; Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the Horror of the Shade; And yet the menace of the years Finds and still finds me unafraid. It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll: I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul. u THOMAS HARDY NEW YEAR'S EVE" "I have finished another year," said God, "In gray, green, white, and brown; I have strewn the leaf upon the sod, Sealed up the worm within the clod, And let the last sun down." "And what's the good of it?" I said. "What reasons made you call From formless void this earth we tread, When nine-and-ninety can be read Why nought should be at all? "Yea, Sire; why ...

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Title:The Voice Of Science In Nineteenth-century Literature; Representative Prose And VerseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217644791

ISBN - 13:9780217644792

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