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A Minor Poet And Other Verse

Auhtor: Amy Levy

Language: english

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Minor Poet And Other Verse':

A Minor Poet And Other Verse by Amy Levy. I May Not Weep Not Weep And He Is Dead. A Weary Weary Weight Of Tears Unshed Through The Long Day In My Sad Heart I Bear The Horrid Sun With All Unpitying Glare Shines Down Into The Dreary Weaving-room Where Clangs The Ceaseless Clatter Of The Loom And Ceaselessly Deft Maiden-fingers Weave.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Minor Poet And Other Verse':


... throat And ever, as the music smote the air, Mine eyes from far held fast your body fair. And in that wondrous moment seem'd to fade ...
... Me, that had died to save his body pain ! Alas, alas, such idle thoughts are vain ! O cruel, cruel sunlight, get thee gone ! O dear, dim shades ...
... known A woman with a heart of stone ? The doctor says that I shall die. It may be so, yet what care I ? Endless reposing from the strife ...
... and yet a nightingale ? Long since have dropp'd the blossoms pale, The summer fields are ripening, And yet a sound of spring ? ...
... you spoke You made a little, funny joke, Yet half pathetic. Your gown was grey, I recollect, I think you patronized the sect ...
... I am sitting here at my window And watching the spires of King's. O fairest of all fair places, Sweetest of all sweet towns ...
... man is himself- Feels his own pain, joys his own joy, and loves With his own love, no other's. Friend, the world Is but one man one man is ...
... almost, for the moment, we forget The world of woe beneath them. Underneath, For all the sunset glory, Pain is king. ...
... it seems, that I Who but a little time ago was tost High on the waves of passion and of pain, With aching heart and wildly throbbing brain, ...
... know that love Reigns in my breast. Let me go forth,-and thou, my heart, bleed on : A lonely spot I seek by night and day, That love ...
... I saw him, all ungainly and uncouth, Yet many gathered round to hear his words, Tall youths and stranger-maidens-Sokrates- I saw his ...
... I might have risen nearer to his height, And not lain shattered, neither fit for use As goodly household vessel, nor for that Far finer thing ...
... ? That they have sent their half-completed work To bleed and quiver here upon the earth ? To bleed and quiver, and to weep and weep, To ...
... home. To-day, that I am lone and weary and sad, I fain would call back days of pride and hope Of pride in strength, when strength was ...
... Medea. But not till you have answered me this thing. Jason. What is this thing that you would know of me ...
... than been caught In the close meshes of the magic web Wrought by your hand, dark-thoughted sorceress. Nikias. Did ...
... a queen Above this land of Corinth. I have said. Nikias. Well said. AEgeus. But ...
... morn) Turn suddenly and, stooping, catch and strain One tender infant to her breast. She held Her lips to his and looked into his eyes, ...
... moment's space When steel had flashed and blood foamed in the air. Then Jason stood erect and spake again : Let no man seek this woman blood ...
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