Songs from the Novelists, from Elizabeth to Victoria. Ed., with Intr. and Notes, by W.D. Adams

Songs from the Novelists, from Elizabeth to Victoria. Ed., with Intr. and Notes, by W.D. Adams

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...strengthens, fast decays. Glad fawn, along the forest springing, Gay birds that breeze-like stir the leaves, Why hither haste, no message bringing To solace one that deeply grieves? Thou star that dost the skies adorn, So brightly heralding the day, Bring one more welcome than the morn, Or still in night's dark prison stay. Sara Coleridge. From Phantasmion, part iii. chap. ii.: --" She thought of Phantasmion... still faintly hoping, deeply longing, to see him rise with the morning star from the skirts of the forest J ZELNETH'S SONG. WAS a brook in straitest channel pent, Forcing 'mid rocks and stones my toilsome way, A scanty brook in wandering well nigh spent; But now with thee, rich stream, conjoin'd I stray, Through golden meads the river sweeps along, Murmuring its deep full joy in gentlest undersong. I crept through desert moor and gloomy shade, My waters ever vex'd, yet sad and slow, My waters ever steep'd in baleful shade: But whilst with thee, rich stream, conjoin'd I flow, E'en in swift course the river seems to rest, Blue sky, bright bloom, and verdure imag'd on its breast. And, whilst with thee I roam through regions bright, Beneath kind love's serene and gladsome sky, A thousand happy things that seek the light, Till now in darkest shadow forc'd to lie, Up through the illumin'd waters nimbly run, To show their forms and hues in the all-revealing sun. Sara Coleridge. From Phantasmion, part iii. chap. iv.: --"Already she fancied herself the flower-crown'd bride of Phantasmion, and breathed in a soft lulling melody this happy strain." ROCHESTER'S SONG. HE truest love that ever heart Felt at its kindled core, Did through each vein, in quickened start, The tide of being pour. Her coming was my hope each day, Her parting was my...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584856
  • 9781236584854