Voices And Undertones In Song And Poem by William Patrick MckenzieVoices And Undertones In Song And Poem by William Patrick Mckenzie

Voices And Undertones In Song And Poem

byWilliam Patrick Mckenzie

Paperback | January 15, 2012

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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. 1889. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... sunrise She kissed him on the brow, And made him her true knight; Then flashed his sword in light, And Heaven heard the vow: "No power can e'er divide My maiden from my side; No enemy can mar, My good sword reacheth far; King Death can not dispart, For we are pure in heart, And God for endless life Hath made us man and wife!" Thus heaven on earth they gain, Since "True and Loving" she;. Immortal are the twain, For "Alwavs Faithful" he. sunrise Dim-gray is the sky ere the morning-dawn, Ere the flower of day unfold; The starry gleams of the night are gone, And the morning wind blows cold. But whence yon gleam of joy that came To the earth that looked wan and old? Lo, a flower-heart of burning flame, And petals of shining gold! Asleep, asleep, was a maiden's heart, In a star-lit dream she lay, Till hands in the silence drew apart The veil of the cloud wreaths gray; A joyous start, a throb, a thrill, Then she awoke straightway--In her glorified life is no darkness or ill Since burst into bloom the day. expostulation Callest it "duty," So wilt not come? Fading is beauty, Lips will grow dumb. Youth comes but one time, Joy in it, Dear; Now is thy sun-time, Blossoms are here. Spring smiles in gladness, Why, Love, delay Till in dim sadness Thou seekest lost May? "To Spring-woods hasting Showers may drip?" Youth hath for wasting Warmth at the lip! Braving the showers Fear thou no chill; Sunlight and flowers Follow " I will." Prudence cold-hearted Shivering at fire, Would keep us parted, Quench out desire. Then, be together, Head bowed with head--Autumn's chill weather, Youth's passion dead. Grand-dame hath kindness, Wise for the past; Wiser is blindness, Love first and last! A story in three voices I. in A parlor One's bad luck comes like a turn...
Title:Voices And Undertones In Song And PoemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021780621X

ISBN - 13:9780217806213