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Collected Sonnets of Lloyd Mifflin, Revised by the Author (Paperback) Loot Price: R402
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Collected Sonnets of Lloyd Mifflin, Revised by the Author (Paperback): Lloyd Mifflin
Collected Sonnets of Lloyd Mifflin, Revised by the Author (Paperback): Lloyd Mifflin

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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: SCORN FOR MYSELF I FEEL Whene'er I think what some rare souls have done, Who drank the dregs of dire adversity; Who, on the Ixion wheel of penury, Sang while they starved, as starry Chatterton; Those that a glorious martyrdom have won, Dying in dungeons, chanting liberty: Scorn for myself I feel, who, being free, Held but my farthing candle to the sun. With organ-pealings deep and reaching far, Like Bards long dead I should have spoken loud; They, from the top of their Olympian cloud, Flung jeweled harmonies oracular, That on the forehead of the centuries proud Live on forever?deathless as a star PROMETHEUS CHAINED Ah no ?not tears held back, nor wail, nor shriek, Tempestuous anger, nor delirious groan; Nor longings, unimagined and unknown; Nor the red javelin of the vulture's beak, ? Not these shall make the indomitable meek I stand against the gods for man alone. This bed of anguish shall become a throne; These chains, O Jove shall consecrate this peak. Nay, shouldst thou slide the multitudinous sands Of Libya through an hour-glass in thy hands To time the future of my doom forlorn, Yield would I not Thy tortures have I borne, Thy vulture, thunder, lightning, and commands, Yet thee I still defy?defy and scorn THE FLIGHT Upon a cloud among the stars we stood: The angel raised his hand, and looked, and said, Which world of all yon starry myriad Shall we make wing to? The still solitude Became a harp whereon his voice and mood Made spheral music round his haloed head. I spake?for then I had not long been dead? Let me look round upon the vasts, and brood A moment on these orbs ere I decide. . . . What is yon lower star that beauteous shines, And with soft splendor now incarnadines Our wings T...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Lloyd Mifflin
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-91192-4
Barcode: 9780217911924
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LSN: 0-217-91192-7

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