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A London Plane Tree And Other Verse

Auhtor: Amy Levy

Language: english

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A London Plane Tree And Other Verse':

Adrian Levy (born 1965) is an award-winning journalist who currently writes for The Guardian. Specialising in long-form investigative work his pieces most often filed from Asia are published in The Guardians Weekend magazine. Levys work has also appeared in The Observer The Sunday Times magazine and The Mail on Sunday as well as being syndicated in the US Australasia and across Europe. Levy has also written three non-fiction books.

Excerpts from the Book 'A London Plane Tree And Other Verse':


... Other Verse London Poets. (In Memoriam.) THEY trod the streets and squares where now I tread, With weary hearts, a little ...
... Of gentle seasons passing one by one. Fain would I bide, but ever in the distance A ceaseless voice is sounding clear and low - ...
... faint dawn comes creeping Thro' the pane, I am aware Of an unseen presence hovering, Round, above, in the dusky air : A downy bird, with ...
... yet how far !) The blaze of kindled logs the flame Of tulips in a mighty jar. Florence and spring-time : surely each Glad things ...
... my thought and speech, Be utterly lost and vanished quite ? Whose hand was warm in my hand last week ? . . . My heart beat fast ...
... wail we and lament. Our eyes we raise, And, lo, our Brother with an outstretched hand ! A London Plane-Tree and Other Verse Alma Mater. ...
... had. A London Plane-Tree and Other Verse Captivity. THE lion remembers the forest, The lion in chains To the bird ...
... soul by night and day : The first is Life, and with her come the years A weary, winding train of maidens they, With forward-fronting eyes, too ...
... by night and day. Some men sicken, with wine and food I starved on dreams, and found them good. A London Plane-Tree and Other Verse Felo ...
... flesh-fane of the body it dwelt. But then I could run to the shore, weeping and weary and weak See the waves' blue sheen and feel the breath ...
... Alas, in vain I turned away, I fled the town in vain The strenuous life of yesterday Calleth me back again. And was it ...
... of the blossom, and the clear, Soft green leaves that opened yesterday, This only say : Forward, my friend, not here ! They breathe no ...
... and last shall be the same. A London Plane-Tree and Other Verse Oh, is it Love? O IS it Love or is it Fame, This ...
... all day Eager and keen have said our say On life and death, on love and art, On good or ill at Nature's heart. Now, grown so tired, we scarce ...
... seems fair Thwart the mist that hangs i' the air. And o'er, at last, my spirit steals A weary peace peace that conceals Within its inner ...
... A London Plane-Tree and Other Verse A Game of Lawn Tennis. WHAT wonder that I should be dreaming Out here ...
... retreat was shown, Where to the vulgar herd unknown, Our pens we plied. (For, in those distant days, it seems, We cherished sundry ...
... scene whereof I cannot tire, The human tale of love and hate, The city pageant, early and late Unfolds itself, rolls by, to be A pleasure ...
... Youth and Love. The Dream. * * * * * * * * * * On the Threshold. The Birch-Tree at Loschwitz. In the Night. Borderland. ...
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