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A Dark Month

Auhtor: Algernon Charles Swinburne

Language: english
Published: 1904

Genres:

poetry
Downloads: 33
eBook size: 305Kb

Review by Joanna Daneman, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Dark Month':

... AND OTHER. POEMS. LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN. STUDIES IN SONG : A CENTURY OF ROUNDELS : SONS ON. ENGLISH DRAMATIC POETS : THE HEPTALOGIA : ETC. Algernon ...
... day should be dimmer. Because we are left alone. Yestermorn like a sunbeam present. Hither and thither a light step smiled,. And made each ...
... Shakespeare now, as a man dumb-stricken,. Stands silent there on the shelf:. And my thoughts, that had song in the heart of them, sicken, And ...
... and winter stands. With his feet sunk deep in the clover. And cowslips cold in his hands. His hoar grim head has a hawthorn bon,. His gnarled ...
... seven, The sight of her vision, made dark with division from heaven. Till the light on my lonely way lighten that only now gleams, I too am divided ...
... storied pages where man's tale of seven. swift ages. All was told-. Seen of eyes yet bright from heaven-for the lips that laughed. were seven. Sweet ...
... call musters. Files of baby bands. To marshal in joyfuller clusters. Than the flowers that encumber their hands. Yet morose November. Found ...
... a touch,. You haply would lend him a little. Who surely would give you much. XIII. Here is a rough. Rude sketch of my friend,. Faint-coloured ...
... begun. But the goal of his ways. Is uncovered to none,. Nor pervious till after. The limit impend. It is not in laughter. These rhymes ...
... break off, and end. With the clock,. Till the last and whitest sheep at last be penned. Of the flock,. I their shepherd keep the count of night ...
... no tune. That remains. In the void. Shell of night. Overcloyed. With her light. Must the shore. At low tide. Feel no more. Hope ...
... to see them greet. Were sweeter than softest verse. May be sweet. The hoar old gardener there. With an eye more mild. Perchance than his ...
... says to the moon,. He is nearer to-night. Whose coming in June. Is looked for more than the light. Bird answers to bird,. Hour passes ...
... our far-off king. Meets as though to annoy us. In the paths of spring. Sure as spring gives warning,. All things dance in tune:. Sun ...
... and street. Sing their silent glances,. Ring their radiant feet. Flowers wherewith May crowned us. Fall ere June be crowned:. Children blossom ...
... venture. To dream as it did. But never may come, of all comers. Least welcome, the rain,. To mix with his servant the summer's. Rose-garlanded ...
... great-hearted. Southwest wind on the wold. From us is a glory departed. That now shall return as of old,. Borne back on thy wings as an ...
... in heaven and the hollows And heights of the world are as one One lyre that outsings and outlightens The rapture of sunset and thrills Mute night till ...
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