Treasure Island

Henry James Pye

(20 February 1745 – 11 August 1813 / London, England)

Poems of Henry James Pye

1. A Fragment Of Simonides 9/27/2010
2. A Greek Scolion, Or Song 9/27/2010
3. Aerophorion 9/27/2010
4. Alfred. Book III. 9/27/2010
5. Alfred. Book IV. 9/27/2010
6. Alfred. Book V. 9/27/2010
7. Alfred. Book V. 9/27/2010
8. Alfred. Book VI. 9/27/2010
9. Amusement 9/27/2010
10. Beauty. Part I. 9/27/2010
11. Beauty. Part II 9/27/2010
12. Beauty. Part III. 9/27/2010
13. Carmen Seculare For The Year 1800 9/27/2010
14. Dedication: Sent With The Second Edition Of The Poem To His Majesty The King Of Prussia 9/27/2010
15. Elegy I 9/27/2010
16. Elegy II 9/27/2010
17. Elegy III 9/27/2010
18. Elegy IV 9/27/2010
19. Elegy IX 9/27/2010
20. Elegy V 9/27/2010

Alfred. Book IV.

ARGUMENT. Success of Oddune, Earl of Devon, against a new Danish Armament from Ireland.—Irish join Oddune.—Measures of Alfred to profit from the turn of Fortune.—Alfred's difficulties, and extraordinary Adventure to obviate them.—Relief of the Queen Elsitha.—Fortunate junction of Donald, and the Scotish Troops, with Alfred.—Assistance from Wales.


And now the westering sun's declining ray,
Shot faintly forth the fading light of day,
Shed o'er the waving trees a golden gleam,
And the high

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