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Ashtaroth A Dramatic Lyric

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Adam Lindsay Gordon


Excerpts: [... thy vain imaginings? Sow and reap, and toil and spin Eat and drink, and dream and die Man may strive, yet never win, And I laugh the while ...... How long shall we travail and toil? How long? The short life that fools reckon So sweet, by how much is it higher Than brute life? - the ...... where God's hillocks are piled, Thanking HIM for a rest from day's labour, And a sleep like ...]
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Bush Ballads And Galloping Rhymes

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Adam Lindsay Gordon


Excerpts: [... Exhortations A Shooting-box in the West of Ireland. A Bedchamber. LAURENCE RABY and MELCHIOR. Night. Melchior: Surely in the great ...... in spite or heedlessness. - 'Tis hard! - Lee, the Levite! - some few years back Herbert horsewhipp'd him - the cur Show'd his teeth and laid his ...... where the grave-dews rust, They dug, crying, Earth to earth - Crying, Ashes to ashes and dust ...]
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Miscellaneous Poems

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Adam Lindsay Gordon


Summary: [Calendar of principal events.--Introduction.--The plan of an English dictionary.--Lives of eminent persons.--The Rambler.--The Adventurer.--Preface to Shakespeare.--Thoughts on agriculture.--From a review of A free inquiry into the nature and origin of evil.--The Idler.--Rasselas.--A journey to the western islands.--Lives of the English poets.--Letters.--From the diary.--Poems.--A short bibliogr]
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Sea Spray And Smoke Drift

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Adam Lindsay Gordon


Excerpts: [... prayer, Three savage knife stabs, so your sport ends In the worrying grapple that chokes and rends - Rare sport, at least, for the bear. Short ...... all forbearance ask, for All are worthless found, Man must aye take man to task for Faults while earth goes round. On this dank soil ...... ravage, How shall man your shock withstand? On the shaggy neck and head lie Frothy flakes, the ...]
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