The Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Volume 5

The Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Volume 5

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...strife nor enmity Between us twain; we both have erred! Too rash in act, too wroth in word, From the beginning have we stood In fierce, defiant attitude, Each thoughtless of the other's right, And each reliant on his might. But now our souls are more subdued; The hand of God, and not in vain, Has touched us with the fire of pain. Let us kneel down and side by side Pray, till our souls are purified, And pardon will not be denied! They kneel. THE REFECTOBT. Gaudiolum of Monks at midnight. Lucifer disguised as a Friar. Friar PAUL sings. Ave! color vini clari, Dulcis potus, non amari, Tua nos inebriari Digneris potentia! FRIAR CUTHBERT. Not so much noise, my worthy freres, You 'll disturb the Abbot at his prayers. FRIAR PAUL sings. O! quam placens in colore! O! quam fragrans in odore! O! quam sapidum in ore! Dulce lingua vinculum! FRIAR CUTHBERT. I should think your tongue had broken its chain I Friar PAUL sings. Felix venter quern intrabis! Felix guttur quod rigabis! Felix os quod tu lavabis! Et beata labia! FRIAR CUTHBERT. Peace! I say, peace! Will you never cease! You will rouse up the Abbot, I tell you again! FRIAR JOHN. No danger! to-night he will let us alone, As I happen to know he has guests of his own. FRIAR CUTHBERT. Who are they? FRIAR JOHN. A German Prince and his train, Who arrived here just before the rain. There is with him a damsel fair to see, As slender and graceful as a reed! When she alighted from her steed, It seemed like a blossom blown from a tree. FRIAR CUTHBERT.1 None of your pale-faced girls for me! None of your damsels of high degree! FRIAR JOHN. Come, old fellow, drink down to your peg! But do not drink any further, I beg! FRIAR PAUL sings. In the days of gold, The days of old, Crosier of wood And bishop of gold! FRIAR...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236524446
  • 9781236524447