Tales from Tennyson

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Jamieson-Higgins Company, 1902 - 155 oldal

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23. oldal - Rain, sun, and rain ! and the free blossom blows : Sun, rain, and sun ! and where is he who knows ? From the great deep to the great deep he goes.
53. oldal - Turn thy wild wheel thro' sunshine, storm, and cloud; Thy wheel and thee we neither love nor hate. 'Turn, Fortune, turn thy wheel with smile or frown; With that wild wheel we go not up or down; Our hoard is little, but our hearts are great. 'Smile and we smile, the lords of many lands; Frown and we smile, the lords of our own hands; For man is man and master of his fate. 'Turn, turn thy wheel above the staring crowd; Thy wheel and thou are shadows in the cloud; Thy wheel and thee we neither love...
127. oldal - Opening, I saw the least of little stars Down on the waste, and straight beyond the star I saw the spiritual city and all her spires And gateways in a glory like one pearl — No larger, tho' the goal of all the saints — • Strike from the sea ; and from the star there shot A rose-red sparkle to the city, and there Dwelt, and I knew it was the Holy Grail, Which never eyes on earth again shall see.
23. oldal - ... him, on Guinevere, that which awakens awe in her. She feels his apartness, his greatness, and his spirituality. In her high bower the Queen, Working a tapestry, lifted up her head, Watch'd her lord pass, and knew not that she sigh'd. Then ran across her memory the strange rhyme Of bygone Merlin, " Where is he who knows ? From the great deep to the great deep he goes.
93. oldal - ... delicate hands that wrought of old such works of marvel, hang listlessly. Vivien, a tall, lithe woman, beautiful and subtle to look on, like a snake, stands in front of him, reading the fatal spell from the enchanted book; mocking the utter helplessness of him whom once her lying tongue had called Her lord and liege, Her seer, her bard, her silver star of eve, Her god, her Merlin, the one passionate love Of her whole life.
131. oldal - Grail, all veiled with crimson samite and around it great angels, awful shapes and wings and eyes!
131. oldal - Glory and joy and honor to our Lord and the Holy Vessel, the Grail.
153. oldal - ... caught it by the hilt, brandished it three times and drew it under. "Now I can see by your eyes that you have done it!
154. oldal - I looked an arm robed in white samite reached up out of the water and caught it by the hilt, brandished it three times and drew it under.

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