Heathen Mythology, Illustrated by Extracts from the Most Celebrated Writers, Both Ancient and Modern

Heathen Mythology, Illustrated by Extracts from the Most Celebrated Writers, Both Ancient and Modern

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Excerpt: ... turn'st the hall of revelry to gloom, The wedding garment to a garb of woe; Thou com'st in silence to the banquet room, Ceased is the noisy mirth, the red wine's flow, And men look pale at thee, and gasp for breath, Thou doest this, thou doest more, oh! Death Thou twin'st the cypress wreath round victory's brow, The brave have won the fight, but, fighting, fell; It was thine arm that laid the victor low, And toll'd amid the triumph, a lone knell For his departure: Deathshow more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 236g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236700414
  • 9781236700414