The Spirit of Man: An Anthology in English & French from the Philosophers & Poets, Made by the Poet Laureate in 1915 & Dedicated by Gracious Permission to His Majesty the King
Robert Seymour Bridges
Longmans, Green & Company, 1916 - English literature - 336 pages
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Achaia Anaxagoras Anchises Art thou beauty behold beneath bien birds born breath bright brown heath c'est cloud dark dead dear death deep delight Dieu divine dost doth douleur dream earth Elfland Epictetus eternal evil eyes fair faut fear flowers gentle glory goeth grave green grief hand happy hath hear heard heart heaven hope human immortal Kirconnell kiss Kubla Khan labour light live look Lord lovers luisantes Lycidas man's maun mighty mind moon morn mortal nature never night nightjar numbers o'er pain praise Priam qu'il shadows sight silent Simmias sing sleep song sorrow soul spirit Spring Stoicism sweet tears thee thine things thou art thou hast thou wilt thought thro thyself tout trees true Thomas truth unto vienne virtue voice wandering waves weary wild wind wind-flowers wings wisdom witta youth
Page 120 - But oh! that deep romantic chasm which slanted Down the green hill athwart a cedarn cover! A savage place! as holy and enchanted As e'er beneath a waning moon was haunted By woman wailing for her demon-lover!
Page 92 - Orpheus with his lute made trees, And the mountain tops that freeze, Bow themselves, when he did sing: To his music plants and flowers Ever sprung ; as sun and showers There had made a lasting spring. Every thing that heard him play, Even the billows of the sea, Hung their heads, and then lay by. In sweet music is such art, Killing care and grief of heart Fall asleep, or hearing, die.