Mythology

Mythology : Poetry and Prose (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Mythology: Poetry and Prose I have been inspired to write this poem by studiously viewing the picture called Breaking Family Ties, that depicts and characterizes the substance and sentiment of my poem, Good Bye, Paul. I did not know the name or title of the picture at the time of writing the poem, nor did I remember the artist who painted it. But I realized that the pathetic phase of life's melodrama he so beautifully painted could not be more intelligently expressed with lim ner's brush. I have since learned the picture is called Breaking Family Ties, but I have not changed the orig inal title of my poem, still leaving it, Good Bye, Paul. The accompanying picture is the artist's conception of Good Bye, Paul, after perusing the poem. This was my' last resource for illustration after being refused permission to reproduce Breaking Family Ties. I have understood the artist was inspired by the story's reality. Whether that is a fact or not, I cannot say. But in my opinion, there is little doubt but what this heart-rending scene has occurred many times in the irrevocable past, and will possibly occur many more times in the inevitable future. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 428 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22mm | 567g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243193505
  • 9780243193509