City Poems

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Macmillan and Company, 1857 - 190 pages

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Page 30 - I could not drive away the thought that you were lingering there. 0 many and many a winter night I sat when you were gone, My worn face buried in my hands, beside the fire alone. Within the dripping churchyard, the rain plashing on your stone, You were sleeping, Barbara. 'Mong angels, do you think Of the precious golden link I clasped around your happy arm while sitting by yon brink?
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Page 55 - Through golden vapours of the morn, I heard the hills of sheep : I trod with a wild ecstasy The bright fringe of the living sea : And on a ruined keep I sat, and watched an endless plain Blacken beneath the gloom of rain.
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Page 31 - I've changed ; Wild and far my heart has ranged, And many sins and errors now have been on me avenged ; But to you I have been faithful, whatsoever good I...
Page 56 - From terrace proud to alley base 1 know thee as my mother's face. When sunset bathes thee in his gold, In wreaths of bronze thy sides are rolled, Thy smoke is dusky fire; And, from the glory round thee poured, A sunbeam like an angel's sword Shivers upon a spire. Thus have I watched thee, Terror! Dream! While the blue Night crept up the stream, wv B.

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