Verses Grave And Gay

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byEllen Thorneycroft Fowler

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... ivttt. I AM too worn and weary now to trace The story of what thou for me hast done In all my wanderings underneath the sun Since that fair morn when first I saw thy face. I fain would rest me for a little space, Let Time's relentless hour-glass idly run; But do not blame me, Dear, nor deem me one Devoid of either gratitude or grace: I am not thankless--only tired, my Sweet; And simply ask to hold thee by the hand In silence while the shades of evening fall. Yet it may come to pass we twain shall meet Beyond the borders of the Shadowland, And then it will be time to tell thee all. fax tlyt elu §allcrp, 1891. No. 34.--" Sponsa De Libano." Awake, awake, thou bitter Northern wind; And thou, O Southern zephyr, softly blow! That spices in my garden forth may flow, And my Beloved His pleasant fruits may find. Ye both are needed--North, with blasts unkind; And South, that flingest flowerets high and lowTo make the spikenard and the saffron grow, And vine-leaves with the tender grapes entwined. Breathe on mine orchard, harsh and gentle breeze! Ere my Beloved come down to gather there Red-hearted pomegranates, and lilies white That fringe the streams beneath the cedar-trees: For Love and Sorrow only can make fair For Him the garden of the Shulamite. in tin elu gallerp, 1891. No. 190.--" Earth-rise From The Moon." Is that our Earth--that pale and ghostly thing Casting a feeble and reflected light Across the dark abysses of the night, Where weird, fantastic forms their shadows fling? To Earth with fond and filial hearts we cling, And vaunt unceasingly her children's might--Thinking how wise we are, how great, how right, And how omniscient in our reasoning: Not dreaming that to other, higher spheres This globe we prize as peerless--which we deem The crown of Hea...

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... ivttt. I AM too worn and weary now to trace The story of what thou for me hast done In all my wanderings underneath the sun Si...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217905595

ISBN - 13:9780217905596

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