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anvils Arthur Machen Aubrey Beardsley BALLAD beat blush bower brow buckram CHARLES ROBINSON copies large paper Cover Design cried D. Y. Cameron darkness dawn dead death Design by Aubrey Design by LAURENCE designed by PATTEN dream dying earth End Papers Essays eyes F. H. Townsend fate Fcap flashed FLEET STREET ECLOGUES flowers Fourth Edition Frontispiece G. F. WATTS grew harp heard heart Heaven hope i6mo Illustrations J. S. Fletcher JOHN LANE Keynotes Series kissed land LAURENCE HOUSMAN light look M. P. Shiel magic MAYFAIR SET moon mother night notes Series o'er passion PATTEN WILSON Peace Piper play Poems Portrait purple cloth Queen of Love RICHARD LE GALLIENNE rose sang Second Edition sing skies song soul stars subtle terror sweet Tannhauser tears Third Edition thought Title-page and Cover Title-page by PATTEN Title-page designed VINCENT BROWN voices shrieked despair watchet whispered wife wilder voices winds
Page 117 - DAVIDSON (JOHN). PLAYS : An Unhistorical Pastoral ; A Romantic Farce ; Bruce, a Chronicle Play ; Smith, a Tragic Farce ; Scaramouch in Naxos, a Pantomime, with a Frontispiece and Cover Design by AUBREY BEARDSLEY.
Page 112 - The story of Tannhauser is best known in the sophisticated version of Wagner's great opera. In reverting to a simpler form I have endeavoured to present passion rather than sentiment, and once more to bear a hand in laying the ghost of an unwholesome idea that still haunts the world— the idea of the inherent impurity of Nature.
Page 19 - Spring Song ABOUT the flowerless land adventurous bees Pickeering hum; the rooks debate, divide, With many a hoarse aside, In solemn conclave on the budding trees; Larks in the skies and ploughboys o'er the leas Carol as if the winter ne'er had been; The very owl comes out to greet the sun; Rivers high-hearted run; And hedges mantle with a flush of green. The curlew calls me where the salt winds blow; His troubled note dwells mournfully and dies; Then the long echo cries Deep in my heart. Ah, surely...
Page 94 - PIPER, PLAY! Now the furnaces are out, And the aching anvils sleep ; Down the road the grimy rout Tramples homeward twenty deep. Piper, play ! Piper, play ! Though we be o'erlaboured men, Ripe for rest, pipe your beSt ! Let us foot it once again...
Page 117 - The group of three bound in one volume, with a decorative cloth cover, end papers, and a newly written and designed preface. 3s. 6d. net.
Page 107 - So suddenly the magic note, Transformed to light, a glittering brand, Out of the storm and darkness smote A peaceful sky, a dewy land. "I scarce could breathe, I might not stir, The while there came across the lea, With singing maidens after her, A woman wonderful to see. "Her face — her face was strong and sweet; Her looks were loving prophecies; She kissed my brow: I kissed her feet — A woman wonderful to kiss. "She took me...