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Pan and Aeolus; Poems (Paperback) Loot Price: R208
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Pan and Aeolus; Poems (Paperback): Charles Hamilton Musgrove

Pan and Aeolus; Poems (Paperback)

Charles Hamilton Musgrove

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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: A SONG FOR THE HILLS. Here is the freedom men die for, ?die for but never know; Here is the peace they pray for shrined in eternal snow; Down on the plain the city moans with a human cry, But here there is naught but silence, ?peace, and the wide, wide sky. Here are the dawn's first footfalls, and the twilight's last farewell, The benediction of starlight, and the moon's sweet canticle; Here is one spot as God made it, far from the plainsman's range, Or the march of the cycling seasons with their everlasting change. Down on the plain the city moans with a human cry, And the man-gnomes delve and burrow for gold till they drop and die; But here there is naught for conquest and the spoiler stands at bay, For God still keeps one playground where He and His whirlwinds play. ROMANY. The city frets in the distance, lass, The city so grim and gray, A glare in the sky by night, my lass, And a blot on the sky by day; But we are out on the long white road, And under the wide free sky, And the song that was born in my heart today Will sing there till I die. The long white road and the wide free sky, And the city far away; A good-night kiss in the twilight, lass, And a kiss at the break of day; For light are the loads we bear, my lass, By highway and hill and grove, And the sunlight is all for life, my lass, And the starlight all for love. IDOLS. Mouths have they, but they speak not: Yet something in the certainty of faith To their disciples saith: Believe on me and vengeance I will wreak not. The word that conquers death? The immutable and boundless gift of grace? Dwells in that stony face, And every supplication answereth. Mouths have they, but they speak not; Yet one supernal will that sh.

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Authors: Charles Hamilton Musgrove
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-74206-1
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
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LSN: 0-217-74206-8
Barcode: 9780217742061

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