The Works Of Alfred Lord Tennyson (volume 1)

Paperback | January 15, 2012

byBaron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson

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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. 1908. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... to the poetical works of alfred, lord tennyson Ntto gorft the macmillan company 1908 All rights reserved Copyright, 1907, By the macmillan company. Set up and electrotyped. Published January, 190S timbuctoo. Deep in that lion-haunted inland lies A mystic city, goal of high emprise. Chapman. I Stood upon the Mountain which o'erlooks The narrow seas, whose rapid interval Parts Afric from green Europe, when the Sun Had falTn below th' Atlantic, and above The silent heavens were blench'd with faery light, Uncertain whether faery light or cloud, Flowing Southward, and the chasms of deep, deep blue Slumber'd unfathomable, and the stars Were flooded over with clear glory and pale. I gazed upon the sheeny coast beyond, There where the Giant of old Time infix'd The limits of his prowess, pillars high Long time erased from earth: even as the Sea When weary of wild inroad buildeth up Huge mounds whereby to stay his yeasty waves. And much I mused on legends quaint and old Which whilome won the hearts of all on earth Toward their brightness, ev'n as flame draws air; But had their being in the heart of man As air is th' life of flame: and thou wert then A center'd glory-circled memory, Divinest Atalantis, whom the waves Have buried deep, and thou of later name, Imperial Eldorado, roofd with gold: Shadows to which, despite all shocks of change, All on-set of capricious accident, Men clung with yearning hope which would not die. As when in some great city where the walls Shake, and the streets with ghastly faces throng'd, Do utter forth a subterranean voice, Among the inner columns far retired At m...

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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. 1908. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... to the poetical works of alfred, lord tennyson Ntto gorft the macmillan company 1908 All rights reserved Copyright, 1907, By the macm...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217648886

ISBN - 13:9780217648882

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