Collected Poems

Collected Poems

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"[...]had in his mind; And fresh as the handmaid of Zeus is, And rosy, and rounded, and dimpled, -you'll find, - Was certainly Molly Trefusis! Then he calls her "a Muse." To the charge I reply That we all of us know what a Muse is; It is something too awful, -too acid, -too dry, - For sunny-eyed Molly Trefusis. But "a Grace." There I grant he was probably right; (The rest but a verse-making ruse is) It was all that was graceful, -intangible, -light, The beauty of Molly Trefusis! Was she wooed? Who can hesitate much about that Assuredly more than obtuse is; For how could the poet have written so pat "My dear little Molly Trefusis!" And was wed? That I think we must plainly infer, Since of suitors the common excuse is To take to them Wives. So it happened to her, Of course, -"little Molly Trefusis!" To the Bard? 'Tis unlikely. Apollo, you see, In practical matters a goose is;- 'Twas[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.06mm | 158.76g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507671628
  • 9781507671627

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