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A Book of Epigrams

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,758 / 16 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.7
LoC Categories: P, AC
Downloads: 1,155
Added to site: 2010.07.17
mnybks.net#: 28469
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Poetry, Non-fiction
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EPIGRAMS

POETRY

She comes like the hushed beauty of the night,
But sees too deep for laughter;
Her touch is a vibration and a light
From worlds before and after.

[Charles E. Markham

POETRY

Poetry? Can I define it, you inquire?
Yes; by your pleasure,
Poetry is Thought, in princeliest attire,
Treading a measure.

[Duffield Osborne

THE YEAR'S MINSTRELSY

Spring, the low prelude of a lordlier song;
Summer, a music without hint of death:
Autumn, a cadence lingeringly long:
Winter, a pause;--the Minstrel-Year takes breath.

[William Watson

THE SUN

All the World's bra

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