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Birds of Passage

By Blind, Mathilde

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Book Id: WPLBN0000204796
Format Type: PDF eBook
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Reproduction Date: 2005
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Title: Birds of Passage  
Author: Blind, Mathilde
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Publisher: World Ebook Library


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Birds of Passage. Prelude: / WHAT a twitter! what a tumult! what a whirr of wheeling wings! / Birds of Passage hear the message which the Equinoctial brings. / Birds of Passage hear the message and beneath the flying clouds, / Mid the falling leaves of autumn, congregate in clamorous crowds. / Shall they venture on the voyage? are the nestlings fledged for flight; / Fit to face the fluctuant storm-winds and the elemental night? / What a twitter! what a tumult! to the wild wind's marching song / Multitudinous Birds of Passage round the cliffs of England throng.

Table of Contents
· Birds of Passage. · Prelude. · Songs of the Orient. · Welcome to Egypt. · The Sphinx. · Sphinx-Money. · The Tombs of the Kings. · Hymn to Horus. · Nuit. · Egyptian Theosophy. · The Moon of Ramadân. · The Beautiful Beeshareen Boy. · * * * * * * · The Dying Dragoman. · A Fantasy. · The Desert. · Scarabæus Sisyphus. · The Colossi of the Plain. · Mourning Women. · The Sâkiyeh. · Internal Firesides. · On Reading the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám · Songs of the Occident. · Roman Anemones. · Ave Maria in Rome. · The New Proserpine. · Soul-Drift. · On a Torso of Cupid. · The Mirror of Diana. · On Guido's Aurora. · Spring in the Alps. · The Agnostic. · A Bridal in the Bois de Boulogne. · A White Night. · The Forest Pool.


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