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Lays of the War, and Miscellaneous Lyrics (Paperback) Loot Price: R223
Discovery Miles 2 230
Lays of the War, and Miscellaneous Lyrics (Paperback): Michael Joseph Barry

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Lays of the War, and Miscellaneous Lyrics (Paperback)

Michael Joseph Barry

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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. 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 smite Down...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: March 2010
Authors: Michael Joseph Barry
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-75981-5
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-75981-4
Barcode: 9781154759815

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