Elves and Heroes

Cover image for

Download


Language: English
Wordcount: 17,032 / 59 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 441
Added to site: 2005.05.02
mnybks.net#: 10259
Genre: Poetry

1909

Show Excerpt

Conn"

The ship flew seaward, tacking wide,
Contending with the wind and tide,
And when upon the broad stream's track
It baffled hung, or drifted back,
With grunt and shriek, like battling boars,
The shock and swing of bladed oars
Came sounding o'er the sea

The dusk
Grew round the twilight, like a husk
That holds a kernel choice, and keen,
Cold stars impaled the sky serene,
When Conn's ship through the slackening tide
Drew round the wistful bay and wide,
Behind the headlands high that snout
The seas like giant whales, and spout
The salt foam high and loud

Then sighed
The gasping men who all day plied
Their oars in plunging seas, with hands
Grown stiff, and arms, like twisted bands
Drawn numbly, as they rose outspent,
And staggering from their benches went
The sail napped quarrelling, and drank
The wind in broken gasps, and sank
With sullen pride upon the

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Elves and Heroes by Donald A. MacKenzie - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for Elves and Heroes by Donald A. MacKenzie - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for Elves and Heroes by Donald A. MacKenzie - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Elves and Heroes by Donald A. MacKenzie - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Elves and Heroes by Donald A. MacKenzie - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Elves and Heroes by Donald A. MacKenzie - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'
by Thomas Nathaniel Orchard
The Divine Comedy
by Dante Alighieri
Jerusalem Delivered
by Torquato Tasso
Cross Roads
by Margaret E. Sangster
Divine Comedy: Inferno
by Dante Alighieri
Collected Works of Poe
by Edgar Allan Poe

See more popular titles from this genre.