In Amber Lands; Poems

In Amber Lands; Poems

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... alone! "N o carven Saint in marble niche That pilgrims kneel before;--No dream of Eldorado's shore On nights in june "Can lure across the tossing seas With promise more divine Than can the beauty that is thine--Thine alone. XI. "Lo, this garden of the rich Made wide for us, and free! With all the crescent witchery Of a night in June! THE WANTON YACHT. Over the sea at sunset I heard sweet music ring, And I saw a white yacht sailing, And I heard a fair crew sing: Bravehearts! Sweethearts! We sail the Wanton Yacht; And anywhere and everywhere That's far away and faint and fair Is the goal of the Wanton Yacht; Yo ho! For the goal of the Wanton Yacht! II. And long I stay'd to hear Their songs that came to me Out of the deepening twilight, Over the purple sea: Bravehearts! Sweethearts! We sail the Wanton Yacht, Free as the wave and the careless breeze, With only our hearts, Sweethearts, to please, On the deck of the Wanton Yacht, Yo ho! For the deck of the Wanton Yacht! III. Till the blue of the Summer night Grew dark like a sapphire stone, And the Yacht was hid from my sight, As I sang by the sea alone: Bravehearts! Sweethearts! Sail on in the Wanton Yacht! And would that I were with you this night!--With youth and love and the loose delight Of life on the Wanton Yacht--Yo ho! For life on the Wanton Yacht! I will not seek thee for mine own, I would not mar thy fate; I will not breathe one vain regret That we have met too late. II. I will not venture now to hope Thy path may interwine By sweet, unseen and secret ways In happier days with mine. III. But, Lady, I would have thee know This once ere we do part Since first I met thee thou hast been An idol in my heart, Before whose solitary shrine, When Night...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236813324
  • 9781236813329