Sea Song and River Rhyme

Sea Song and River Rhyme

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...Seem'd those far-rolling, westward-smiling seas. Lord Tennyson. From The Holy Grail. TJ EAPT in mounds and ridges all the sea Drove like a cataract. Lord Tennyson. From Lancelot and Elaine. "DARE, as a wild wave in the wide North-sea, Green-glimmering toward the summit, bears, with all Its stormy crests that smoke against the skies, Down on a bark. From Maud, Part i. 'JHE liquid azure bloom of a crescent of sea, The silent sapphire-spangled marriage-ring of the land. Lord Tennyson. From Early Spring. THE deep, All down the sand, Is breathing in his sleep, Heard by the land. Lord Tennyson. Hymn to Ocean. ( CRADLE, whence the suns ascend, old Ocean divine; O grave, whereto the suns descend, old Ocean divine: O spreading in the calm of night thy mirror, wherein The Moon her countenance doth bend, old Ocean divine. O thou that dost in midnights still thy chorus of waves With dances of the planet blend, old Ocean divine: The morning and the evening blooms are roses of thine, Two roses that for thine are kenned, old Ocean divine. O Aphrodite's panting breast, whose breathing doth make The waves to fall and ascend, old Ocean divine. O womb of Aphrodite, bear thy beautiful child, Abroad thy glory to commend, old Ocean divine. O sprinkle thou with pearly dew Earth's garland of spring, For only thou hast pearls to spend, old Ocean divine. All Naiads that from thee had sprung, commanded by thee, Back to thy Nereid-dances tend, old Ocean divine. What ships of thought sail forth on thee! Atlantis doth sleep In silence at thine utmost end, old Ocean divine. The goblets of the gods, from high Olympus that fall, Thou dost on coral boughs suspend, old Ocean divine. A diver in the sea of love my song is, that fain Thy glory would to all commend, old Ocean...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236621247
  • 9781236621245