Aegean Echoes and Other Verses

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Poet Lore Company, 1910 - 80 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 42 - Vivamus mea Lesbia, atque amemus, rumoresque senum severiorum omnes unius aestimemus assis! Soles occidere et redire possunt: nobis cum semel occidit brevis lux, nox est perpetua una dormienda. Da mi basia mille, deinde centum, dein mille altera, dein secunda centum, deinde usque altera mille, deinde centum.
الصفحة 76 - ... heaven's glittering myriads took its place, Sapphired with oceans, and with sands empearled. 'Lord God would write an elegy. Swift grew Great Babylon and Memphis, Athens, Rome; Only to perish under dust and loam Of centuries, 'neath heaven's relentless blue. 'Then the Lord God, not wholly satisfied, When the dawn glowed and trembled, dipped his pen, And wrote a lyric. Ah! and then — and then Thou — grave, tender, smiling, starry-eyed!' 'Orpheus, and Other Poems,
الصفحة 67 - ... And Maeva's beauty lingers long, Still sound the notes of elfin horns, The laughing lilt of fairy song. And faint and far Dalua's bell Rings like an echo sweet and clear; Cold rise the mists on bog and fen; The crescent moon dips softly near. The wind a-keening through the hills Moans many voiced, and ebbs away; And all the glens and groves are still, Wrapped in the hush of dying day. Hark! on the quiet air a sound — The clash of arms as heroes fight; And godlike forms glide from the mist And...
الصفحة 76 - LAG Lord God would write an epic, and the world, New-moulded from the void, rolled into space, And with heaven's glittering myriads took its place, Sapphired with oceans and with sands empearled. Lord God would write an elegy. Swift grew Great Babylon and Memphis, Athens, Rome; Only to perish under dust and loam Of centuries, 'neath heaven's relentless blue. Then the Lord God, not wholly satisfied, Where the dawn glowed and trembled, dipped his pen And wrote a lyric. Ah! and then — and then Thou...
الصفحة 63 - twas light I washed the clothes ; I had no time for thought. See, they are white ! But tell me of your deeds. Surely you've followed some great enterprise Where progress leads? Not I, poor fool; But four bright little faces, clean and kissed, I sent to school 1 EILEEN The dancing flames o' sunshine Gladden the break o
الصفحة 42 - THE PENITENT Leofric, monk, bends him above his books, In the Scriptorium; flushed his eager face, Gleaming his eye, the while his pen doth trace In clearest script the lines whereon he looks. With beating heart, upon the vellum there He copies from an ancient, musty tome A burning page vivid with pagan Rome — Catullus, singing to his Lesbia fair. "Vivamus, Lesbia mea, atque amemus! Da mi basia mille, deinde centum, Dein mille altera, dein secunda centum!
الصفحة 18 - ... the golden glow. Slow wanes the day, slow slips the ebbing tide Upon the shingly reaches of the shore; And all my heart is drawing thine to me. Nay, come at noontide, when the shimmering heat Wilts all the tender blossoms on their stems ; And under willows, in the grateful shade, Pan and his shaggy brood dream happily.

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