The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats

The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ... the red captive, to the lurid heaven Upleaps, and with its surging dome of smoke Shuts from Ihe pale world the meridian Sun. But in their camp, in fierce divan and full, The lordly robbers sate, assemblage proud, Ethling, and Erie, and King, for council met. For council and carousal; so they decm'd The drunken sense would hardier daring grasp. And the bold revel of the blood, the soul Flush to more noble valiance, strong desire In fierce embrace to meet that mistress dark. Danger: Hoarse din of merriment, Ihe air Smote with meet music blending loud and deep. But Horsa lighting with disdainful mirth His broad bright eye, 'gan scoff" with rugged jest. "111 have we done, though fur one sumptuous feast Bo ours this spacious islo, ill have we done;--That in our prodigal and heedless waste Of those tall high-born Britons spared we none To tilt at with our thirsty spears, and scare The frost and slumber from our sluggish hearts. Now hang we forth our banners to disport In the smoooth breeze, our armour's steeled clasps To summons soft of Lady's tender hands Surrender; or go joust the hardy oaks For pastime. Oh! along these velvet plains To prance 'mid timorous hinds with their pale eouU In their white faces, heralds crouching low, With looks beseeching, voices meek, clasp'd hands, 'Tie tame and wearisome as at dead noon To rock upon the flat and hazy sea." De pace dcniquo ac bello pturutnquo in conviviii contbl tent; lanquam nullu macislompore aut ad limplicei coFiUl lionet paleat animus, aut ad mocnae inca!ocal.--TAC. Qtrm "Thia too," cried hoary Cerdic; "this bright sword Loathes its long Christian fast, yet not despairs Erewhile to glut with banquet rich and full Its mvening blade; for trust me, fiery Erie, Many a...show more

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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 903g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236586867
  • 9781236586865