A Criticism of Systems of Hebrew Metre: An Elementary Treatise

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Clarendon Press, 1905 - Hebrew language - 216 pages
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OCLC: 4243369
Related Subjects: Hebrew language -- Metrics and rhythmics.
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Page 27 - I bring my captive train, I pledge thee faith, my liege, my lord ! — oh, break my father's chain !" " Rise, rise ! even now thy father comes, a ransomed man this day: . Mount thy good horse, and thou and I will meet him on his way.
Page 27 - For we two have gotten leave, and once more we'll try. Like a laverock in the lift, sing, O bonny bride! It's we two, it's we two, happy side by side. Take a kiss from me, thy man; now the song begins: "All is made afresh for us, and the brave heart wins.
Page 27 - IT'S we two, it's we two, it's we two for aye, All the world, and we two, and Heaven be our stay! Like a laverock in the lift, sing, O bonny bride! All the world was Adam once, with Eve by his side. What's the world, my lass, my love! — what can it do? I am thine, and thou art mine; life is sweet and new. If the world have missed the mark, let it stand by; For we two have gotten leave, and once more we'll try.
Page 12 - Break, break, break, On thy cold gray stones, O sea! And I would that my tongue could utter The thoughts that arise in me. 5 O well for the fisherman's boy, That he shouts with his sister at play!
Page 12 - O well for the sailor lad, That he sings in his boat on the bay! And the stately ships go on 10 To their haven under the hill; But O for the touch of a vanished hand, And the sound of a voice that is still!

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