Verses (Classic Reprint)

Verses (Classic Reprint)

by Susan Coolidge
     
 

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Excerpt from Verses

To J. H. and E. W. H.

Nourished by peaceful suns and gracious dew,
Your sweet youth budded and your sweet lives grew,
And all the world seemed rose-beset for you.

The rose of beauty was your mutual dower,
The stainless rose of love an early flower,
The stately blooms of ease and wealth and power.

And treading thus on pathways

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Excerpt from Verses

To J. H. and E. W. H.

Nourished by peaceful suns and gracious dew,
Your sweet youth budded and your sweet lives grew,
And all the world seemed rose-beset for you.

The rose of beauty was your mutual dower,
The stainless rose of love an early flower,
The stately blooms of ease and wealth and power.

And treading thus on pathways flower-bestrewn,
It well might be, that, cold and careless grown,
You both had lived for your own joys alone.

But, holding all these fair things as in trust,
Gently you walked, still scattering on the dust
Of harder roads, which others tread, and must, -

Your heritage of brightness; not a ray
Of noontide sought you out, but straight away
You caught and halved it with some darker day:

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781331154556
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/11/2015
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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