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The Wounded Eros; Sonnets (Paperback) Loot Price: R278
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The Wounded Eros; Sonnets (Paperback): Anonymous, Charles Gibson
The Wounded Eros; Sonnets (Paperback): Anonymous, Charles Gibson

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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. 1908. Excerpt: ... LXXI 'I HOU earnest unto me last eventide, -I-When the dull pain of absence had well-nigh Made life for me one long-continued sigh, And given me but little hope to hide The hideous thought, that never to my side Wouldst thou again spontaneously fly. Still, some o'erpowering contact bid me try. And lo success my efforts did betide. Oh rapture to my soul, more sweet to me Than glories to the conqueror of a nation Behold my dry heart, moistened at the sound Of thy dear voice--none dearer could there be--And my sad soul, once more within love's station, As thy fair form doth twine my heart around LXXII YET now I cannot with impunity Receive the gilded pleasure of thy love. God knoweth with what zeal for it I strove. But when I feel love's sweet community, It bringeth to me the lost unity--The loneliness, when I no longer have Near me thy spirit sent me from above, To test through pain my soul's immunity. Then, though this cup of joy be mixed with sorrow, Once more must I drink of its poisoned draft, Whilst praying unto God to purify, With thy return of love to me, the morrow, That holds the price of that which I have quaffed; And for all time my spirit satisfy. LXXIII WHILE thou art near to me, my spirit's bride Art thou. No mortal can possess thee now, Loved inspiration of my life I trow Thou lovest me while we are side by side. No sorrow surely will this eve betide. Love's heaven only our two hearts shall know, And for one hour leave life gladly so, As o'er the surface of love's lake we glide. Ah, loved one An emotion my heart swelleth, Even as I worship at thy sacred shrine, Which is the noblest life hath brought to me; So great, so holy, that no pen e'er telleth, Till God hath given man a sight of thee, And shown him one who seemeth half divine LXXI...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Anonymous • Charles Gibson
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-69070-8
Barcode: 9781151690708
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-69070-8

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