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Letters and Verses of Henry Eliot Guild (Paperback) Loot Price: R259 Discovery Miles 2 590
Letters and Verses of Henry Eliot Guild (Paperback): Henry Eliot Guild
Letters and Verses of Henry Eliot Guild (Paperback): Henry Eliot Guild

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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: TO ELEANOR. WHEN by your side I sit, my sister dear, And your quick fingers wander o'er the keys And summon forth the sweetest melodies, I think I never feel to you more near; The music makes all discords disappear. So great the power of noblest music is, It seems to join our lives in harmonies Which come from heaven to bind us closer here. Then, too, our thoughts return to that past time When this same sweet familiar melody Was heard by him who then was in his prime, Whose presence with us still seems lingering nigh, Teaching our souls the way that they must climb, And giving us another closer tie. December, 1882. chapter{Section 4A VALENTINE. AH tell me, fairest maid, didst ever hear The story of the gallant prince of yore, Who came to seek and win a lovely bride Where opes a castle tall its portals wide? He reached at last a stately corridor With many doors, on which, in accents clear, Was writ this legend rare: Behold Behold Behold But on the last, most fair Of all the doors, stood there, In characters of gold, Be not too bold Ah tell me, fairest maid, dost thou not see The meaning of the fable I have sung, ? Its bearing on the life we live to-day? When under your displeasure I give way, I need to hear in constant changes rung, Be bold Be bold to bring back strength to me. But when your favor rare Enchants this heart of mine And tempts illusions fair, Be not too bold is there To check from wild design Your Valentine. TO ALTHAEA, SWEETLY PLAYING THE GUITAR. SO straight she sits, so calm and fair, With her guitar across her knee, Almost I think that I see there Some goddess old of minstrelsy, ? So statuesque her pose, yet free, Her hand now sweeping o'er the chords, Now pausing slow and tende...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Henry Eliot Guild
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-49967-5
Barcode: 9780217499675
Categories: Promotions
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LSN: 0-217-49967-8

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