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Childe Harvard, a Romance of Cambridge (Paperback) Loot Price: R254
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Childe Harvard, a Romance of Cambridge (Paperback): Nathan Ames
Childe Harvard, a Romance of Cambridge (Paperback): Nathan Ames

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Nathan Ames

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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. 1851 Excerpt: ...there, --I seem to see it now;--It was an antique picture, and it bore, Inscribed around, this unknown legend, how This Western Continent, long years before The Flood, was peopled.--'T was a simple tale, Descriptive of the landing and the setting sail: DOLDO AND DADA. In earliest time, --A tale sublime: --On Europe's western coast Two lovers strayed, As the evening shade Led forth the starry host. Young amorous pair: The youth was fair; The maid, a beautiful Eve.--Why sadly talk They, as they walk?--Love was not born to grieve. "Ah Dada "--sighed The youth, "my bride Thou can'st not be " and placed His arm around Her neck; she wound Her arm around his waist. "Our fathers are At deadly war, Thou know'st This very day He called me near, --Thou do 'st not hear --Ah hast thou swooned away "Speak, Dada, speak --Thy glowing cheek Was never cold before "--"Go on my dear," She sighed, " I hear, But soon shall hear no more " "A father's curse Had parted us: This very day he swore; 'Take Dada's hand, And house and land And home thou hast no more ' "But I will be A home to thee " The tearful Dada cries; "The world is wide, And on the tide A father's frigate lies "Ah threeply worse A father's curse I, too, have shared: 'Thy life' This day he swore, 'Shall be no more, The hour thou 'rt Doldo's wife ' "Wilt fly with me? Far in the sea There lies an island fair: Three nights ago I dreamed it so, And you and I were there " "AhlDada " cried The youth, "My bride, Thou 'rt worth a thousand farms And more than this Of earthly bliss Crave not these clasping arms "--Strained to his heart No more to part He holds fair Dada now. Thus on the beach Each vows to each, And ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Nathan Ames
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-48794-0
Barcode: 9781151487940
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-48794-5

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