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The Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Volume 4 (Paperback) Loot Price: R403
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The Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Volume 4 (Paperback): Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Volume 4 (Paperback): Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ...beautiful, the free, The crown of all humanity, --In silence and alone To seek the elected one. It lifts the boughs, whose shadows deep, Are Life's oblivion, the soul's sleep, And kisses the closed eyes Of him, who slumbering lies. O weary hearts O slumbering eyes O drooping souls, whose destinies Are fraught with fear and pain, Ye shall be loved again No one is so accursed by fate, No one so utterly desolate, But some heart, though unknown, Responds unto his own. Responds, --as if with unseen wings, An angel touched its quivering strings; And whispers, in its song, "Where hast thou stayed so long " THE TWO LOCKS OF HAIR FROM THE GERMAN OF PFIZER AYOUTH, light-hearted and content, I wander through the world; Here, Arab-like, is pitched my tent And straight again is furled. Yet oft I dream, that once a wife Close in my heart was locked, And in the sweet repose of life A blessed child I rocked. I wake Away that dream, --away Too long did it remain So long, that both by night and day It ever comes again. The end lies ever in my thought; To a grave so cold and deep The mother beautiful was brought; Then dropt the child asleep. But now the dream is wholly o'er, I bathe mine eyes and see; And wander through the world once more, A youth so light and free. Two locks, --and they are wondrous fair, --Left me that vision mild; The brown is from the mother's hair, The blond is from the child. And when I see that lock of gold, Pale grows the evening-red; And when the dark lock I behold, I wish that I were dead. IT IS NOT ALWAYS MAY1 No hay pajaros en los nidos de antano.2 Spanish Proverb. THE sun is bright, --the air is clear, The darting swallows soar and sing, And from the stately elms I hear The blue-bird prophesying Spring. So blue yon winding river flows, ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 74
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-75137-4
Barcode: 9781231751374
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LSN: 1-231-75137-1

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