The City of Dreadful Night
Lo, hence, as prostrate, "In the dirt I write My heart's deep languor and my soul's unhappy tears." but why evoke the spectres of black evening To blot the light of exultant years? Why disinter lifeless religion from mouldering hidden? Why holiday the seals of mute melancholy unbidden, And wail life's discords into careless ears?
insanity, and foresees as it appears that evidently The spoil in its direction, and trieth vainly 20 To cheat itself refusing to behold. and a few are nice in rank and wealth and tool, and a few popular for genius and for worthy; and a few are bad and suggest, who brood and cower And decrease from detect, and settle for all dearth 25 Of physique, middle and soul, and go away to others All boons of lifestyles: but those and people are brothers, The saddest and the weariest males in the world. XII Our remoted.
devices can be introduced to behave jointly for a few universal finish? For one after the other, each one silent along with his suggestion, I marked an extended unfastened line process and wend Athwart the good cathedral’s cloistered sq., five And slowly vanish from the moonlit air. Then i'd keep on with in one of the final: And within the porch a shrouded determine stood, Who challenged every one pausing ere he handed, With deep eyes burning via a clean white hood: 10 Whence come you on this planet of existence and lightweight.
With a sword, the angel staring tough on the sphinx however the sphinx staring in basic terms into its personal time and area. The speaker is drowsy, and nods off 3 times, being woke up at any time when via a noisy crash, because the stone wings, the stone sword, and eventually the complete stone angel fall and shatter. The chilly moonlight has now come around and lies complete at the remarkable expressionless face of the unchanged sphinx. If the father or mother angel, the militant angel, the angel with the sword is not any longer in a position to safeguard the.
achieve of thy hand, which could pluck of them while it is going to. II simply because he looked as if it would stroll with an rationale I him; who, shadowlike and frail, Unswervingly notwithstanding slowly onward went, Regardless, wrapt in proposal as in a veil: hence step for step with lonely sounding toes five We travelled many an extended dim silent road. At size he paused: a black mass within the gloom, A tower that merged into the heavy sky; round, the huddled stones of grave and tomb: a few outdated.
most eldritch factor Is felt least unusual underneath the lawless legislation the place Death-in-Life is the everlasting king; 25 beaten impotent underneath this reign of terror, Dazed with such mysteries of woe and blunder, The soul is simply too outworn for thinking about. IV He stood on my own in the spacious sq. Declaiming from the imperative grassy mound, With head exposed and with streaming hair, as though huge multitudes have been accrued around: A stalwart form, the gestures filled with could, five.