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Original Poems; Translations of Demetrius [By Schiller] Part of the Bride of Messina, and Three Scenes from Faust (Paperback) Loot Price: R274 Discovery Miles 2 740
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Original Poems; Translations of Demetrius [By Schiller] Part of the Bride of Messina, and Three Scenes from Faust (Paperback)

Charles Hodges

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Where, round my warriour's head, Eternal sunshine rolls! 0h! for the narrow bed ? To reunite our souls! CONSOLATION IN AFFLICTION. While o'er the cold remains of one Beloved I hung, in its distress My mind was from distraction won. A look, replete with tenderness, A smile had settled on the day; 'Twas faint, but legible to love! To me said more than words could say: Its errand peace, ? and from above! 1815. Alone as I mused on the shores of the ocean, And watch'd a tall vessel glide slowly along, Like beautiful spirit, all grace in her motion! A chorus of voices thus pour'd forth their song: Oh! we are the genii, whose realm is the water, nAnd precious to-day is the burden we bear: A king from his kingdom! a hero from slaughter! A stern desolator ? a tyrant's our care! We snatch'd him away in the eve of his glory, For terror had palsied the Vanquisher's arm: That scourge of his Maker, destructive and gory! His mission is finish'd ? dissever'd the charm.An island we seek out, unfruitful and lonely; Abandon'd by Earth, and surrounded by waves! A meet habitation for beings who only Have blacken'd its surface, and sown it with graves. There, high on a rock, he may build like a vulture, ' Vl.id seas, whose dominion he never could claim! May view in his visions the lands whose rich culture, To pamper their idol, a desert became! wThough Jiarden'dby crimes, yet ho c.muoi dissemble The deep disappointment that feeds on his heart: Though men could not love him, to witness them tremble And crouch, was the joy of a fiend ? and his part! His destiny's seal'd! the Oppressor shall never uDespoil many nations, to beautify one) Yes, seal'd is his destiny, now and for ever ? The meteor hath vanish'd, they to...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Charles Hodges
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-73858-3
Barcode: 9780217738583
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-73858-3

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