Famous Poems from Bygone Days
Over 80 poems from the 19th and early 20th centuries, from Hugh Antoine d'Arcy's "The Face on the Barroom Floor" to Phila Henrietta Chase's "Nobody’s Child," rich in rhythm and rhyme, filled with feelings and stories about love and war, ships and the sea, farms and family, life and death, heaven and hell. Introduction. Brief biographies of each poet. Alphabetical indexes of titles and first lines.
Resultados 1-5 de 23
... preachers, recollections of childhood, the evils of drink, war and patriotism, farm life, tramps and vagabonds, ships and the sea, storms and railroads.
The Hell-Bound Train Tom Gray lay on the bar room floor, Having drunk so much he could drink no more. So he fell asleep with a troubled brain, ...
And he prayed as never before that hour, To be saved from drink and the devil's power, And his vows and prayers were not in vain, For he never more rode on ...
... close by the spreading beech, Is very low—'twas once so high that we could almost reach; And kneeling down to get a drink, dear Tom, I even started so!
When mamma was a little girl (It seems to her, you see) She never used to tumble down, Nor break her doll, nor tear her gown, Nor drink her papa's tea.
Opinião das pessoas - Escrever uma crítica
LibraryThing ReviewProcura do Utilizador - waltzmn - LibraryThing
When I saw this book, I had to ask myself whether I would have bought it had it been by someone other than Martin Gardner? And would it be a better book if someone else had written it? Interesting ... Ler crítica na íntegra