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" BRIGHT is the ring of words When the right man rings them, Fair the fall of songs When the singer sings them. Still they are carolled and said — On wings they are carried — After the singer is dead And the maker buried. "
The novels and tales of Robert Louis Stevenson... - Page 216
by Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 54

English periodicals - 1902
...naturally in talk about an author who knew what ambition was, and thought of the fate of writings : Bright is the ring of words When the right man rings them, Fair the fate of songs When the singer sings them. Still they are carolled and said — On wings they are carried...
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Poems and ballads

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1896 - 367 pages
...holiday array: But I shall lie in the kirkyard nigh While all the little brown birds sing upon the spray. MATER TRIUMPHANS SON of my woman's body, you go, to...carried— After the singer is dead And the maker buried. h Low as the singer lies In the field of heather, Songs of his fashion bring The swains together. And...
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Poems and Songs: Humorous, Serious, and Satirical

Alexander Rodger - 1897 - 180 pages
...excelled. Herein his strength lay ; and, in the splendid lines of the late Kobert Louis Stevenson, — " Bright is the ring of words When the right man rings...— After the singer is dead And the maker buried." We may not grumble, nor feel disappointed sorely, although our author did not excel in a sustained...
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Poems and songs, humorous, serious and satirical, ed., with an intr., by R. Ford

Alexander Rodger - 1897
...excelled. Herein his strength lay ; and, in the splendid lines of the late Kobert Louis Sterenson, — " Bright is the ring of words When the right man rings...— After the singer is dead And the maker buried." We may not grumble, nor feel disappointed sorely, although our author did not excel in a sustained...
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Personal sketches of recent authors

Hattie Tyng Griswold - Authors, American - 1898 - 352 pages
...Tennyson beacon burns, the poet's cheery call can yet be heard crying, "Follow the Gleam." For — " Bright is the ring of words When the right man rings...the fall of songs When the singer sings them. Still are they caroled and said — On wings they are carried — After the singer is dead And the maker...
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Poems and songs, humorous, serious and satirical, ed., with an intr., by R ...

Alexander Rodger - 1901
...excelled. Herein his strength lay ; and, in the splendid lines of the late Robert Louis Stevenson, — " Bright is the ring of words When the right man rings...— After the singer is dead And the maker buried." We may not grumble, nor feel disappointed sorely, although our author did not excel in a sustained...
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Poems and songs: humorous, serious, and satirical

Alexander Rodger - History - 1901 - 257 pages
...the splendid lines of the late Robert Louis Stevenson, — " Bright is the ring of words When thft right man rings them, Fair the fall of songs When...— After the singer is dead And the maker buried." We may not grumble, nor feel disappointed sorely, although our author did not excel in a sustained...
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The Crane Reader, Volume 4

Readers - 1902
...well-known books is Treasure Island. He was of a gentle nature, and many people mourned his early death. 1. BRIGHT is the ring of words When the right man rings...Fair the fall of songs When the singer sings them. fashion re mem'bers. RORERT LOUIS STEVENSON. Still are they carolled and said — On wings are .they...
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By Bothwell Banks: Some Chapters on the History, Archaeology and Literary ...

George Henderson (Archaeologist.) - Bothwell (Scotland) - 1904 - 260 pages
...have been but a short distance from our home. BELLSHILL: A Glance at its Past — William Thomson. " Bright is the ring of words When the right man rings them ; Fair the fall of bongs When the iinger sings them. Still they are carolled and said — On wings they are carried —...
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Poet Lore, Volume 18

Literature - 1907
...But it is most effective when applied sparingly, as in this poem by Stevenson which bears no title: Bright is the ring of words When the right man rings...of songs When the singer sings them. Still they are caroled and said — On wings they are carried — After the singer is dead And the maker buried. Low...
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