Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Queen Summer

or, The Tourney of the Lily and the Rose

Cover image for

Download


Author: Walter Crane
Language: English
Wordcount: 1,988 / 13 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 707
Added to site: 2008.01.29
mnybks.net#: 19883
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

r waving fans the soft winds spread
Each way to cool Queen Summer's head:
The woodland dove made music soft,
And Eros touched his lute full oft.

Round Time's dial thronged the hours,
Masking in the Masque of Flowers

Like knights and ladies fair be-dight
In silk attire, both red and white.

And as the winds about them played,
And shook the flowers or disarrayed,

A whispered word among them goes
Of how the Lily flouts the Rose,

Suitors for Summer's favor dear,
To win the crown of all the year--
And how each champion brave would fight,

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Sophia Elaine Hanson
Music is an important part of author Sophia Elaine Hanson’s life, which is why it also plays a big role in her dark, gritty, dystopian novel,
Read full interview...