The Poetry of Wilfrid Blunt

W. Heinemann, 1898 - 281 sidor

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Sida 10 - THE GENESIS OF THE UNITED STATES. A Narrative of the Movement in England, 1605-1616, which resulted in the Plantation of North America by Englishmen, disclosing the Contest between England and Spain for the Possession of the Soil now occupied by the United States of America; set forth through a series of Historical Manuscripts now first printed, together with a Re-issue of Rare Contemporaneous Tracts, accompanied by Bibliographical Memoranda, Notes, and Brief Biographies.
Sida 8 - ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON. A Study of His Life and Work. By ARTHUR WAUGH, BA Oxon. With Twenty Illustrations from Photographs specially taken for this Work. Five Portraits, and Facsimile of Tennyson's MS. NAPOLEON AND THE FAIR SEX. From the French of FREDERIC MASSON. With a Portrait. PETER THE GREAT. By K.
Sida 197 - I like the hunting of the hare Better than that of the fox; The new world still is all less fair Than the old world it mocks.
Sida 37 - I LONG have had a quarrel set with Time, Because he robbed me. Every day of life Was wrested from me after bitter strife, I never yet could see the sun go down But I was angry in my heart, nor hear The leaves fall in the wind without a tear Over the dying summer.
Sida 60 - How the earth burns! Each pebble underfoot Is as a living thing with power to wound. The white sand quivers, and the footfall mute Of the slow camels strikes but gives no sound, As though they walked on flame, not solid ground. 'Tis noon, and the beasts' shadows even have fled Back to their feet, and there is fire around And fire beneath, and overhead the sun. Pitiful heaven! What is this we view? Tall trees, a river, pools, where swallows fly, Thickets of oleander where doves coo, Shades, deep as...
Sida 5 - REMBRANDT : His Life, his Work, and his Time. By EMILE MICHEL, Member of the Institute of France. Translated by FLORENCE SIMMONDS. Edited and Prefaced by FREDERICK WEDMORE. Second Edition, Enlarged, with 76 full-page Plates, and 250 Illustrations in the Text. In One Volume, Gilt top, or in Two Volumes, imperial 8vo £2 2s.
Sida 61 - SEVEN weeks of sea, and twice seven days of storm Upon the huge Atlantic, and once more We ride into still water and the calm Of a sweet evening, screened by either shore Of Spain and Barbary. Our toils are o'er, Our exile is accomplished. Once again We look on Europe, mistress as of yore Of the fair earth and of the hearts of men. Ay, this is the famed rock, which Hercules And Goth and Moor bequeathed us. At this door England stands sentry. God ! to hear the shrill Sweet treble of her fifes upon...
Sida 28 - T^O-DAY, all day, I rode upon the down, .* With hounds and horsemen, a brave company On this side in its glory lay the sea, On that the Sussex weald, a sea of brown. The wind was light, and brightly the sun shone, And still we...

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