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1856 Excerpt: ...Though here secluded, far from all, I would not
use the gift divine, N"or fancied forms around me call. No, could
my soul with Genius warm, Trace loveliness for ever new, Still,
Memory paints a dearer form, Than ever Fancy's pencil drew. CUPID'S
BOWSTKING. Vulcan the arrows of Cupid Had forged, in.the crater's
red glow, The child, by some oversight stupid, 2To string had that
suited his bow. In vain every vulgar material He tried, for
impelling his dart, It needed some bow-string ethereal, To send it
right home to the heart. At last, from the lyre of Apollo, A string
the sly baby-God stole, And since beats all archery hollow, For his
shaft never misses its goal. THE MOON AND "when, in the silent noon
of night, I've looked upon the heaving sea, Where every star was
imaged bright, I've thought upon myself and thee. Though every orb
of light on high, Was mirrored by that ocean wave, The Moon, "pale
regent of the sky," Alone could claim it as her slave. Absent or
present, night or day, Seen or unseen, in calm or storm, Its tide
obeys her gentle sway, 'Where freeze the poles, or tropics warm.
Yet none, upon a moonless night, That saw returned each starry
smile, Could think that orb, no more in sight, Alone that Ocean
ruled, the while. So 'tis with me--while many win.The. transient
smile, which all may see, My spirit's laidden depths within, -:
Moon of Jny.Boal, are ruled by thee THE GREEN FLAG.1 A.d. 1647. i.
Boys, fill your glasses Each hour that passes, Steals, it may be,
on our last night's cheer. Day soon shall come, boys, With roll of
drum, boys, Breaking, shrilly, on the soldier's ear. Drink the
faithful hearts that love us, 'Mid to-morrow's thickest fight,
While our green flag floats above us, Think, boys, 'tis for them we
|Country of origin:
Michael Joseph Barry
||246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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