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A Leaf From The Old Forest

Auhtor: J Cossar

Language: english
Published: 1870

Genres:

poetry
Downloads: 285
eBook size: 433Kb

Review by Bob Tobias, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Leaf From The Old Forest':

... better far my tongue had held its peace,. And though my mission be a barren task,. And woe betide me in the course I take. If ye my motive deem ...
... dead or wounded, at a single blow. Laid prostrate, thus to feed their evil lust,. Their satiate thirst which can no limit know. Or it may be for ...
... these balmy odors with them,. Throughout all the holy regions. Thus he wanders onward, onward,. With his angel guides advancing,. Wrapt ...
... in hungry anger raving,. Prowl from dens, and caves, and caverns,. Mingle with the ghosts and spectres,. Lusting for a bloody surfeit. Reptiles, ...
... loved the people fondly. Who were wisely formed by Kalim:. Bones, with matter moulded on them,. Fraught with channels, watercourses,. And red ...
... a lifeless clay-heap. Down among the hoarded moneys. And his spirit was removed. Unto Sero, and he opened. Wide the wicket on his left hand,. And ...
... we wonder if these people. Are by evil spirits haunted,. Which incite them to rebellion,. And destroy their God-like image. But we cannot ...
... and sad destruction,. Who pursued a better pathway. Till you lured them to forego it. But I must not wander thuswise. We are now in the great ...
... stood Venus, rich in charmings,. Goddess sole of love and beauty. And stood Mercury, the swiftest. Bearer of the council's tidings. Then ...
... the water by the ferry-boat. For the coy village is across the stream,. Near on a line from where the castle stands,. And nigh it well, that ...
... hold,. And that the lustre of her eye had gone,. And that her voice had lost its brightest chords. Then day and night he watched her, and bestowed. Of ...
... night,. And. From darkness until light,. It doth rebel. Send,. O Lord. the spirit of meekness,. And dispel. All turbulent thought. And ...
... may we, too, soon be sought. But they who her in life knew. Feel the truth more strangely true,. And they take a sadder view. Of ...
... bands of slumber for a time away,. But brings not out the bustle and the din. Which is her weekday aspect and within. Her walls a stilly ...
... as a new-blown rose. A modest flush came o'er it as she stood. Her voice was sweet like music on the air,. Thrown from a harp touched by a fairy ...
... with the fluid from a bloody war. Her brow was stamped with hatred and revenge. Woe and distraction, from these loathsome fonts,. Fierce ...
... and soon I winged my flight. Away into the land of Nod. All earthly things were lost to sense and sight. A fairy land my footsteps trod. The ...
... scattered near and far. Some still are in the native place,. Some far beyond the sea,. Some trading on the mighty main,. Some in ...
... often will recur,. Which we have spent,. On pleasures bent,. Together bound by peaceful joy-. A fair, a pure, a loving joy. Farewell. ...
... happy hours. Thy presence doth beguile,. As on thy cheek I sit and see. The rosy dimples smile,. And hear the silvery sounds which rise. Like ...