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Anthology of French Poetry, 10-19th Centuries (Paperback): Henry Carrington
Anthology of French Poetry, 10-19th Centuries (Paperback): Henry Carrington

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Anthology of French Poetry, 10-19th Centuries (Paperback)

Henry Carrington

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...off the face; So dies, and never leaves a trace, The bird's sweet singing in the wood. m G. P. DE FLORIAN. LIFE. TDLINDLY to grope, and start e'er break of day, Without or power or wish to ask the way. To drag from fall to fall our tottering feet; By noon our journey's third part scarce complete. Then o'er our heads to see dark clouds arise, Quicksands and treacherous marsh our steps surprise To run 'mid storms on storms before, behind, Toward some uncertain goal we ne'er shall find; At eve enlightened, for some port to flee, Gasping to reach, and there in slumber lie. This to be born we call, to live, to die; And since God wills it so, so let it be. SE PIERRE LE BRUN. EPIGRAM. T'VE just been robbed. I'm sorry for your grief. Of all my verse, I'm sorry for the thief. K HOUDART DE LAMOTTE. TRUE PLEASURES. 7ICTORIES may heroes make, I have learned to scorn their fame; And will ne'er for glory's sake Death confront to win a name. Others may as idols serve Splendour and authority; Empty honours to deserve, I sell not my liberty Let with terrors aye beset, Avarice compute his hoard; I can see, nor wish to get, Treasures which no joys afford. Days and nights why should I give, Lore on lore from books to throng? Since the time we have to live I know how to love and drink, Day and night I drink and love; This my lore and flame, I think; These the riches I approve. Pleasures which our toils devise Cost too much, too little bring; I hold Nature far more wise; Those she gives to those I cling. JACQUES DELILLE. MY NET PRODUCT. REAT sage and famed economist, fcJ' Who the 'net product' dost admire, Your words are: 'Show me now the list Of things which give all you desire.' Your joys? Old friends that never tire. Your health? By temperance kept...


Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Henry Carrington
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-19773-9
Barcode: 9781230197739
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-19773-7

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