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Helen Redeemed and Other Poems Maurice Henry Hewlett

Helen Redeemed and Other Poems

Maurice Henry Hewlett

Published January 13th 2015
ISBN : 9781505295313
Paperback
108 pages
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[...]bring Odysseus to his blows: Or let the man but flaunt himself in arms...! So threatening God knows what of savage harms, On him the oxen patient in the marsh, Knee-deep in rushes, gazed to hear his harsh Outcry- and them his madness taught forMore[...]bring Odysseus to his blows: Or let the man but flaunt himself in arms...! So threatening God knows what of savage harms, On him the oxen patient in the marsh, Knee-deep in rushes, gazed to hear his harsh Outcry- and them his madness taught for Greeks, So on their dumb immensity he wreaks His vengeance, driving in the press with shout Of Aias! Aias! hurtling, carving out A way with mighty swordstroke, cut and thrust, And makes a shambles in his witless lust- And in the midst, bloodshot, with blank wild eyes Stands frothing at the lips, and after lies All reeking in his madmans battlefield, And sleeps nightlong. But with the dawns revealed The pity of his folly- then he sees Himself at his fools work. With shaking knees He stands amid his[...].