The Seven Seas (poem).

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D. Appleton, 1905 - 209 páginas

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Página 96 - Thy face is far from this our war, Our call and counter-cry, I shall not find Thee quick and kind, Nor know Thee till I die : Enough for me in dreams to see And touch Thy garments' hem : Thy feet have trod so near to God I may not follow them.
Página 205 - For to admire an' for to see, For to be' old this world so wide^ It never done no good to me, But I can't drop it if I tried!
Página 8 - We have fed our sea for a thousand years And she calls us, still unfed, Though there's never a wave of all her waves But marks our English dead : We have strawed our best to the weed's unrest To the shark and the sheering gull. If blood be the price of admiralty, Lord God, we ha...
Página 6 - We were dreamers, dreaming greatly, in the manstifled town; We yearned beyond the sky-line where the strange roads go down. Came the Whisper, came the Vision, came the Power with the Need. Till the Soul that is not man's soul was lent us to lead.
Página 174 - What did the Colonel's Lady think? Nobody never knew. Somebody asked the Sergeant's wife, An' she told 'em true! When you get to a man in the case, They're like as a row of pins — For the Colonel's Lady an' Judy O'Grady Are sisters under their skins!
Página 94 - If wrong we did to call them, By honour bound they came; Let not Thy Wrath befall them. But deal to us the blame. From panic, pride, and terror, Revenge that knows no rein — Light haste and lawless error. Protect us yet again.
Página 9 - The wrecks dissolve above us ; their dust drops down from afar — Down to the dark, to the utter dark, where the blind white sea-snakes are There is no sound, no echo of sound, in the deserts of the deep, Or the great grey level plains of ooze where the shell-burred cables creep.
Página 2 - Keep ye the Law — be swift in all obedience — Clear the land of evil, drive the road and bridge the ford. Make ye sure to each his own That he reap where he hath sown ; By the peace among Our peoples let men know we serve the Lord!
Página 144 - e might require, 'E went an' took — the same as me ! The market-girls an' fishermen, The shepherds an' the sailors, too, They 'eard old songs turn up again, But kep' it quiet — same as you ! They knew 'e stole; 'e knew they knowed. They didn't tell, nor make a fuss, But winked at 'Omer down the road, An' 'e winked back — the same as us I 144 "BACK TO THE ARMY AGAIN.

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