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" For oak and elm have pleasant leaves That in the spring-time shoot: But grim to see is the gallows-tree, With its adder-bitten root, And, green or dry, a man must die Before it bears its fruit. "
The Ballad of Reading Gaol - Page 5
by Oscar Wilde - 1901 - 12 pages
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The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Oscar Wilde - English poetry - 1898 - 62 pages
...ring, Forgot if we ourselves had done A great or little thing, And watched with gaze of dull amaze The man who had to swing. And strange it was to see...strange it was to think that he Had such a debt to pay. For oak and elm have pleasant leaves That in the spring-time shoot: But grim to see is the gallows-tree,...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Oscar Wilde - 1909
...ring, Forgot if we ourselves had done A great or little thing, And watched with gaze of dull amaze The man who had to swing. And strange it was to see...strange it was to think that he Had such a debt to pay. For oak and elm have pleasant leaves That in the spring-time shoot : But grim to see is the gallows-tree,...
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The poems of Oscar Wilde, Volume 2

Oscar Wilde - 1906
...ring, Forgot if we ourselves had done A great or little thing, And watched with gaze of dull amaze The man who had to swing. And strange it was to see...strange it was to think that he Had such a debt to pay. For oak and elm have pleasant leaves That in the spring-time shoot : But grim to see is the gallows-tree,...
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De Profundis ; And, The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Oscar Wilde - Prisons - 1908 - 196 pages
...ring, Forgot if we ourselves had done A great or little thing, And watched with gaze of dull amaze The man who had to swing. And strange it was to see...strange it was to think that he Had such a debt to pay. For oak and elm have pleasant leaves That in the spring-time shoot: But grim to see is the gallows-tree,...
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Collected Works of Oscar Wilde: Poems

Oscar Wilde - 1909
...ring, Forgot if we ourselves had done A great or little thing, And watched with gaze of dull amaze The man who had to swing. And strange it was to see...strange it was to think that he Had such a debt to pay. For oak and elm have pleasant leaves That in the spring-time shoot : But grim to see is the gallows-tree,...
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Complete Works of Oscar Wilde: Poems

Oscar Wilde - 1909
...ring, Forgot if we ourselves had done A great or little thing, And watched with gaze of dull amaze The man who had to swing. And strange it was to see...strange it was to think that he Had such a debt to pay. For oak and elm have pleasant leaves That in the spring-time shoot : But grirn to see is the gallows-tree,...
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The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde: Together with Essays and ..., Volume 1

Oscar Wilde - Literary Criticism - 1910
...had done A great or little thing, And watched with gaze of dull amaze The man who had to swing. For strange it was to see him pass With a step so light...strange it was to think that he Had such a debt to pay. The oak and elm have pleasant leaves With its adder-bitten root, And, green or dry, a man must die...
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Poems of patriotism, history and legend

Poetry - 1912
...ring, Forgot if we ourselves had done A great or little thing, And watched with gaze of dull amaze The man who had to swing. And strange it was to see...strange it was to think th'at he Had such a debt to pay. The Ballad of Reading Gaol 2691 For oak and elm have pleasant leaves That in the spring-time shoot...
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Letter and Spirit in Hispanic Writers: Renaissance to Civil War : Selected ...

Alan S. Trueblood - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 291 pages
...Davray 31. En otros casos, como el de la estrofa 22, se desentiende Valencia tambien del problema: for strange it was to see him pass with a step so light...strange it was to think that he had such a debt to pay. Comenta Valencia: «Aquel strange, extrano, raro, repetido tres veces sin acompanamientos modales o...
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The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

Oscar Wilde - History - 1992 - 54 pages
...had done A great or little thing, And watched with gaze of dull amaze The man who had to swing. For strange it was to see him pass With a step so light...strange it was to think that he Had such a debt to pay. For oak and elm have pleasant leaves That in the spring-time shoot; But grim to see is the gallows-tree,...
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