Fairylife and Fairyland, a Lyric Poem, Communicated by Titania Through Her Secretary, Thomas of Ercildoune
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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1870 Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: FAIRYLAND.- Pabt II. Oberon. sweet to breathe the buxoin mountain air, E'en to Oki- spirit nature; culm to stand On a lone granite peak, and everywhere Unfolding beautiful, to mark the land Her vales, and trees, and rivers far expand To meet th' o'crarching concave, from on high Stooping to her embrace, and ocean strand Commingled, and his deeps that farthest lie, Hasting to share their meed -- the kisses of the sky ! The mountain-top we love, for he diseloseth To our quick sensitive being prescient thought, Of nimble fancy nurtured, where reposeth Conceit unspoken else, with truth y-fraught'; Cunning intelligence from soul outwrought, And woven on the web of his still air, As rosebuds burst in springtime, all unsought, Kobing fair earth with beauty new and rare, By that all-procrtant breath -- that wakening atmosphere! Hail to thee, hoar Bedel! all changeless thou, Like thy own natal land! Four thousand years, Four thousand winters scarce have scarred thy brow, As first we knew thee, thy stout form appears, Nor time, nor tempest thy proud stature fears, Built with colossal crags, and boulders piled, And thy lone top a Fairy circle rears, And so we love thee! Honeysuckle wild En wreathes thy daring head, thou favourite Giant child! And the scrub-oak doth deck thee, and the gay, And smiling Phillyrea fondleth thee, Playing around thy temples! Far away Adorned thy creviced sides Narcissus free, And crocus, and wild fern shoot pleasantly; But scarce to mortal man thy spoils belong. Circled with peril! Yet, fair women three, And young as beautiful, and brave as young, Once scaled thy frowning height ...
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781150344985
EAN: 9781150344985
Publisher Date: 01 Feb 2012
Height: 242 mm
Language: English
No of Pages: 66
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 4 mm
ISBN-10: 1150344989
Publisher: General Books
Binding: Paperback
Illustration: Y
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: Y
Series Title: English
Width: 186 mm