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A Greeting

By Davies, William H.

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Book Id: WPLBN0000253203
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 0.1 MB
Reproduction Date: 2007
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Title: A Greeting  
Author: Davies, William H.
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Poetry, Verse drama
Collections: Poetry Collection
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Publisher: World Public Library Association


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Excerpt: GOOD morning, Life-and all // Things glad and beautiful. // My pockets nothing hold, // But he that owns the gold, // The Sun, is my great friend- // His spending has no end. // Hail to the morning sky, // Which bright clouds measure high; // Hail to you birds whose throats // Would number leaves by notes; // Hail to you shady bowers, // And you green field of flowers. // Hail to you women fair, // That make a show so rare // In cloth as white as milk- // Be't calico or silk: // Good morning, Life-and all // Things glad and beautiful. // W.H. Davies // Days Too Short // WHEN primroses are out in Spring, // And small, blue violets come between; // When merry birds sing on boughs green, // And rills, as soon as born, must sing; // When butterflies will make side-leaps, // As though escaped from Nature's hand // Ere perfect quite; and bees will stand // Upon their heads in fragrant deeps; // When small clouds are so silvery white // Each seems a broken rimmed moon- // When such things are, this world too soon, // For me, doth wear the veil of night. // W.H. Davies // Leisure...


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