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The Poems of Philip Henry Savage (Paperback) Loot Price: R284 Discovery Miles 2 840
The Poems of Philip Henry Savage (Paperback): Philip Henry Savage
The Poems of Philip Henry Savage (Paperback): Philip Henry Savage

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Philip Henry Savage

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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. 1901 Excerpt: ...--dandelions--And daisies, starry oxeyes, clustered near; The earlier violets were not absent nor In later days the modest, showy bell, Blue, slender-hanging. So the summers passed, Rising and falling; as his homestead grew The farmer mowed more widely, nor his flocks Demanded less his care in fold and field To bound; and so as ever each day more He saw the need for labor, this one wall, Now old and overgrown, he eyed with pleasure; The stones might fall away, the flooding rains That drove the stream up on the meadow-lands Might roll and still displace them, and the vines, The wild grape and the bramble, force their way Disintegrating, still no care was his; For over all the green was gathered close And densely massed, so that no glimpse beyond' Greeted the searching eye; and here I found The hedgerow standing as the sun had shaped it, Richly confused and prodigal and wild, And yet a straight, well-guided hedge and serving Its master better than he served himself, Adding to service beauty and a soul. SOLITUDE I KNOW a little patch of mountain ground Low-settled by itself; and Moosilauke Stands boldly in the west but never sees Its little group of buildings and the elm Close by the door. And farther in the north, Bearing his sun-scarred summit proudly forth, Stands noble Lafayette; he looks abroad Across the sunny hamlet where the meadows Shine with a softer green, yet scarcely knows This low gray dwelling and beside the door Its ancient elm-tree; yet do Lafayette And Moosilauke the mountain and the deep, Aspiring hills feel through their silent hearts The birth and progress, Woodstock, of thy streams, Born of the mossy mountains and the rocks And running through the hills; and they in turn Do visit and confirm the house in joy. Gray with the touch of nature...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Philip Henry Savage
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-9387-4
Barcode: 9781459093874
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-4590-9387-9

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