The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art Volume 10

The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art Volume 10

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ... " The Pantheon of National Literature;"--4. " My Trifles," in several volumes, containing original tales and remarkable occurrences in the Russian history, most of which have never yet been translated; 4. "Marsa Possadniza, or the Subjection of Novogorod," an historical novel, in one volume;--6. "A Selection of Lyric Poems;"--7. " Historical Fragments;"--8. " Miscellanies, amon which is a Historical Panegyric on Catharine I." Mr. Bowring in the " Russian Anthology," which he published in the year 1822, rendered us acquainted with some of his poems, indicatin great genius and power, and of a very stri ing and impressive character. He is regarded as the most popular poet that Russia ever produced. The deep-blue sky, (how beautiful she looked 1') Stood the young moon;--her check was very ale, As tlliine is now Floranthe! or as her's, The night she sou ht her shepherd, on the hill, And could not lift is eyelid with her kiss! Beautiful mourner!---Oh! they wrong her truth, Who call her changeful!--ma.ny a live-long night, She sits, alone, upon the hill-top, still, To look for him who comes not, ---unlike thee, Oh, fair Floranthe!--save that both are sad, And widowed, now--the false one and the true! And thou, bright dreamer! thou to whom the stars Of ni ht were ministers, and whom their queen Lulle, with immortal kisses, to thy rest; Thou, whose young visions gathered into one, One dream of love and loveliness and light; Thou, to whose soul a brighter thought was given, Than his, for whom Egeria sat alone, By the cool gushing fount;--Endymion! Oh! not for thee--no not for thee alone, Have been such visitiugs!--Floranthe, hear! (But weep not!)--thou more

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  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 962g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236913922
  • 9781236913920