Cover of A Few Figs From Thistles

A Few Figs From Thistles

Auhtor: Edna St Vincent Millay

Language: english

Genres:

poetry,  audiobook
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eBook size: 288Kb

Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Few Figs From Thistles':

Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22 1892 - October 19 1950) was an American lyrical poet playwright and feminist. She was the second woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and was known for her activism and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. Poet Richard Wilbur asserts: She wrote some of the best sonnets of the century.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Few Figs From Thistles':


... what they may and may not do with the etext. *****. Title: A few Figs from Thistles. Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay. Release Date: August, ...
... St. Vincent Millay. Thanks are due to the editors of Ainslie's, The Dial, Pearson's Poetry, Reedy's Mirror, and Vanity Fair, for their kind ...
... gone back and forth all night on the ferry. It was bare and bright, and smelled like a stable-. But we looked into a fire, we leaned across a table,. We ...
... fabric of my faithful love. No power shall dim or ravel. Whilst I stay here,-but oh, my dear,. If I should ever travel. Macdougal Street. As ...
... get to sleep, the way I feel.). He walked like a king through the filth and the clutter,. (Sweet to meet upon the street, why did you glance ...
... and Psalms out of the Psalter. You will see such webs on the wet grass, maybe,. As a pixie-mother weaves for her baby,. You will find such ...
... in his face and a-drinking of it in,. And a-marking in the moss some funny little saying. That would mean just the opposite of all ...
... yanked both ways by my mother and my father,. With a Which would you better. and a Which would you rather.. With him for a sire and her for ...
... her good man sleeps sound,. And Mig and Sue and Joan and Prue. Will hear the clock strike round,. For Prue she has a patient man,. As asks ...
... Penitent. I had a little Sorrow,. Born of a little Sin,. I found a room all damp with gloom. And shut us all within. And, Little Sorrow, ...
... God to die,. And I upon the floor will lie. And think how bad I've been.. Alas for pious planning-. It mattered not a whit. As far as gloom ...
... midnight. Her key's in the lock,. And you never see her chimney smoke. Till past ten o'clock. She digs in her garden. With a shovel and a ...
... spoke. To me, that's grown so free from care. Since my heart broke. To Kathleen. Still must the poet as of old,. In barren attic bleak and ...
... looking at the wall. I know a man that's a braver man. And twenty men as kind,. And what are you, that you should be. The one man in my mind. Yet ...
... puny rain,. Do wreathe you Impotent to Evoke Desire. As you are Powerless to Elicit Pain. (Now will the god, for blasphemy so brave,. Punish ...
... the feet of beauty fly my own. Were you not still my hunger's rarest food,. And water ever to my wildest thirst,. I would desert you-think not ...
... am most faithless when I most am true. I shall forget you presently, my dear,. So make the most of this, your little day,. Your little month, ...
... Other PoemsPoems is the second of two collections of poetry by crime writer Agatha Christie, the first being The Road of Dreams in January 1925. It was ...
... in a hardcover album in 1957.Edmund Gosse : HypolympiaA. A. Alvarez (born 19 February 1982) is the author of the book, Chronicles of a ...
... de Angeli, who later won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature for another book, 1950's The Door in the Wall. Bright April ...