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Come with bows bent and with emptying of quivers.
Maiden most perfect, lady of light,
With a noise of winds and many rivers,
With a clamour of waters, and with might;
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‘A Ballad Of Dreamland’
by Algernon Charles Swinburne
“I hid my heart in a nest of roses,
Out of the sun’s way, hidden apart;
In a softer bed than the soft white snow’s is, 242 more words
You have the face that suits a woman
For her soul’s screen —
The sort of beauty that’s called human
In hell, Faustine.
The meaning of the name Faustine is “made of the stuff of Faust,” just as Eve was made from the rib of Adam and Pandora at the hands of Hephaestus.165 more words