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Sea Spray And Smoke Drift

Auhtor: Adam Lindsay Gordon

Language: english

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Review by Stephen M. Charme, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'Sea Spray And Smoke Drift':

... 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 eyeballs redly Flash, the horns so sharp and ...
... The little maid Margaret ran From the stream to the castle's western wing It was but a bowshot span On the sedgy brink where the osiers ...
... blade that spilt His life in the western dell? Nay! read her handwriting an' thou wilt, From her paramour's breast it fell. The knight in ...
... told a lie, or turned aside To fly from danger he, I say, was one Of that bright company this sin-stained world Can ill afford to lose. ...
... that which thou askest, ask not thou of the waves Fool! thou foolishly taskest us - we are only slaves Might, more mighty, impels us - we must ...
... with him, I wot, By fickle fortune cross'd and flung Far stouter heart than mine he's got If now he sings as then he sung. Yet some must ...
... sight, We stand like the trees of the forest that brave the frosts and the fires. The storm went forth to the forest, the plague went forth ...
... regret. You are no false ideal, Something is left of you, Present, perceptible, real, Palpable, tangible, true One shred of your broken ...
... stand to watch thee die, Brave old horse! with 'bated breath Hardly drawn through tight-clenched teeth, Lip indented deep, but eye Only dull ...
... the most, The verdict for Tim is gained. Tim Whiffler wins. Is blood alone The sine qua non for a flyer? The breed of his dam is a myth unknown, ...
... rest - sweet, they say, Is the smell of the newly-turned plough, friend, But you smell it too close when it stops eyes and nose, And you can't ...
... a power of clouting - A long sliding blunder - he's up - well, I wonder If now it's all over but shouting. All loosely he's striding, the amateur's ...
... And these rhymes are but moonshine and vapour, Air-bubbles and spume from the surf. So be it, at least they are given Free, gratis, for ...
... dance as yet, Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone? Of two such lessons, why forget The nobler and the manlier one? - Byron. One line of swart ...
... colonel was riding Theresa, The filly by Teddington out of Mistake His girls, pretty Alice and fair-haired Louisa, Were there on the ponies ...
... Their shadows look cool and broad - You can crop the grass as fast as you please, While I stretch my limbs on the sward 'Tis pleasant, I ween, ...
... writes, And the yarns of Nimrod and Martingale Seem legends of loyal knights. Now tell me for once, old horse of mine, Grazing round ...
... Osborne of the 1930 play of the same name by crime fiction author Agatha Christie. The novelisation was first published in the United Kingdom by ...