- 394 pages
- Sketches and Studies in Southern Europe, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)
- John Addington Symonds
- 02 March 2019 John Addington Symonds
Excerpt From Sketches And Studies In Southern Europe, Vol 1 Of 2Esa Seemed Suspended In A Chaos Between Sea And Sky Some Times The Fog Broke And Showed Us Villafranca, Lying Green And At In The Deep Blue Below Sometimes A Distant View Of Higher Peaks Swam Into Sight From The Shifting Cloud But The Whole Scene Was Desolate Was It For This That We Had Left Our English Home, And Travelled From London Day And Night At Length We Reached The Edge Of The Cloud, And Jingled Down By Roccabrnna And The Olive Groves, Till One By One Mentone S Villas Came In Sight, And At Last We Found Ourselves At The Inn Door That Night, And All Nerd Day And The Next Night, We Heard The Hoarse Sea Beat And Thunder On The Beach The Rain And Wind Kept Driving From The South, But We Consoled Ourselves With Thinking That The Orange Trea And Every Kind Of Ower Were Drinking In The Moisture And Waiting To Rejoice In Sunlight Which Would Come.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.