Specimens of the Russian Poets; With Preliminary Remarks and Biographical Notices

Specimens of the Russian Poets; With Preliminary Remarks and Biographical Notices

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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. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...the freshness of sympathy bear." The big tears were falling: --He ceased: --his eye fixed, but within, like a knell, A low voice was calling--" Farewell! my Milvana! forever farewell." His hand, damp and burning, Had wildly seized hers: Then with hurried steps turning, Like a phantom of fancy, the youth disappears. The moon shone unclouded--The maiden was there, but the minstrel is fled: Within my bosom is a voice--others hear it not.--Like a silent tree shrouded In darkness, she stood in the wilderness dread. The chieftain his daughter Had traced to the grove; And now o'er the water To exile, a bark is conveying her love. At morn and at even Milvana retires to the oak-tree to mourn; And the stream that is driven Adown the steep hill, seems her sighs to return. " 'Tis all dark and dreary, Milvana! to thee, Thy spirit is weary--And thy minstrel shall never return to the tree." The evening-wind waking, Called up their soft sounds from the leaves as it roved: Night came: the moon from the east looked on the mournful field: but they stood still like a silent grove that lifts its head on Gormal.--Carthtn. The green branches shaking, It kisses the harp--but the heart is unmoved. Spring came, sweetly bringing Her eloquent train, And nature was ringing With rapture, enkindling gay smiles through her reign. On the emerald meadows, And hills in the distance, are gold streams of light; And soft silent shadows Seemed to spread over eve the calm stillness of night. The stars are in motion Across the blue deep; Like a mirror, the ocean: And the winds, hushed to silence, among the leaves sleep.f So hears a tree in the vale the voice of spring around, and pours its green leaves to the sun.--Temora. t Hast thou left thy blue course in...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236613570
  • 9781236613578