Poems and Ballads (Third Series)

Taken from The Collected Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne--Vol. III

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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,585 / 73 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 545
Added to site: 2006.07.02
mnybks.net#: 13863
Genre: Poetry
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r> Its heart of joy, in charging chime,
So ring the songs that round and under
Her temple surge and climb.

XXXII

A temple not by men's hands builded,
But moulded of the spirit, and wrought
Of passion and imperious thought;
With light beyond all sunlight gilded,
Whereby the sun seems nought.

XXXIII

Thy shrine, our mother, seen for fairer
Than even thy natural face, made fair
With kisses of thine April air
Even now, when spring thy banner-bearer
Took up thy sign to bear;

XXXIV

Thine annual sign from heaven's own arch
Given of the sun's hand into thine,
To rear and cheer each wildwood shrine
But now laid waste by wild-winged March,
March, mad with wind like wine.

XXXV

From all thy brightening downs whereon
The windy seaward whin-flower shows
Blossom whose pride strikes pale the rose
Forth is the golden watchword gone
Wh

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