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How Salvator Won; And Other Recitations (Paperback) Loot Price: R207
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How Salvator Won; And Other Recitations (Paperback): Ella Wheeler Wilcox
How Salvator Won; And Other Recitations (Paperback): Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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How Salvator Won; And Other Recitations (Paperback)

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... "THE BEAUTIFUL BLUE DANUBE.' With " Blue Danube Waltz " as musical accompaniment. HEY drift down the hall together, He smiles in her lifted eyes; Like waves of that mighty river, The strains of the "Danube " rise. They float on its rhythmic measure, Like leaves on a summer stream; And here, in this scene of pleasure, I bury my sweet, dead dream. Through the cloud of her dusky tresses, Like a star shines out her face; And the form his strong arm presses, Is sylph-like in its grace. As a leaf on the bounding river Is lost on the seething sea, I know that forever and ever My dream is lost to me. And still the viols are playing That grand old wordless rhyme; And still those two are swaying In perfect tune and time. If the great bassoons that mutter, If the clarionets that blow, Were given a voice to utter The secret things they know, Would the lists of the slain who slumber On the Danube's battle-plains The unknown hosts outnumber Who die, 'neath the "Danube's " strains? Those fall where cannons rattle, 'Mid the rain of shot and shell; But these, in a fiercer battle, Find death in the music's swell. With the river's roar of passion Is blended the dying groan; But here, in the halls of fashion, Hearts break and make no moan. And the music, swelling and sweeping. Like the river, knows it all; But none are counting or keeping The lists of those who fall. THE BIRTH OF THE OPAL. HE Sunbeam loved the Moonbeam, And followed her low and high; But the Moonbeam fled and hid her head--She was so shy, so shy. The Sunbeam wooed with passion, Ah he was a lover bold; And his heart was afire with mad desire For the Moonbeam, pale and cold. She fled like a dream before him, Her hair was a shining sheen; And, oh, that Fate would annihilate The space that lay between Just as ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-44153-9
Barcode: 9781151441539
Categories: Promotions
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LSN: 1-151-44153-8

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