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A Channel Passage And Other Poems

Auhtor: Algernon Charles Swinburne

Language: english
Published: 1904

Genres:

poetry
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Channel Passage And Other Poems':

... WILLIAM HEINEMANN. First printed(_Chatto_), 1904. Reprinted1904, '09, '10, '12. (_Heinemann_), 1917. London: William Heinemann 1917. A ...
... moonlight, hallowing all the breathless air,. Made earth and heaven for Spenser faint and fair. But song might bid not heaven and earth ...
... as fate. Strange pity, scarce half scornful of her tear,. In Berkeley's vaults bowed down on Edward's bier. But higher in forceful flight of song ...
... as the deed and doom he gave to fame. For ever lies the sovereign singer's name. Sovereign and regent on the soul he lives. While thought gives ...
... comforter, sublime in shame,. A poor man bound in prison whence he came. Poor, and took up the burden of his life. Smiling, and strong to strive ...
... his whose lightning clove the sunset through. Half Shakespeare's glory, when his hand sublime. Bade all the change of tragic life and time. Live, ...
... love, hate born of raging lust,. Fierce retribution, fed with death's own dust. And sorrow's pampering poison, cross and meet,. And ...
... forth from night the thought that breathed the word That chilled and thrilled with passion-stricken breath Halls where Calantha trod the dance ...
... land that cast out Philip and his God. Grew gladly subject where Cervantes trod. Even he whose name above all names on earth. Crowns England queen ...
... wrath he drew. Shakespearean London's loud and lusty crew:. No plainer might the likeness rise and stand. When Hogarth took his living world in ...
... sky. Saw Shakespeare pass in light, in music die. No light like his, no music, man might give. To bid the darkened sphere, left songless, live. Soft ...
... and faith in falsehood spread,. So from the man of men, divine and dead,. Contagious godhead, seen, unknown, and heard,. Fulfilled and quickened ...
... Chapman's thought found speech Loud as when storm at ebb-tide rends the beach:. And all the honey brewed from flowers in May. Made sweet the lips ...
... the sides of frost,. Thrust out lank winter with hot August growths,. Compel sweet blood into the husks of death,. And from strange beasts enforce ...
... ravelled riddle of the skies,. The faces faded that were fair,. The mouths made speechless that were wise,. The hollow eyes and dusty ...
... lovelier a soul from its birth. Wore ever a brighter and rarer. Life's raiment for life upon earth. Than his who enkindled and cherished. Art's ...
... down as the starshine that dwindles. And cares not to be. Men, mightier than death which divides us,. Friends, dearer than sorrow can say,. The ...
... not but wholly remember. Love, lovelier than fame. Though sure be the seal of their glory. And fairer no fame upon earth,. Though never a leaf ...
... it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: Erechtheus ...
... heights of the world are as one One lyre that outsings and outlightens The rapture of sunset and thrills Mute night till the sense of it brightens The ...