Treasure Island

John Arthur Phillips

(1842-1907 / Canada)

Poems of John Arthur Phillips

1. Cyder: Book I 1/1/2004
2. Cyder: Book II 1/1/2004
3. The Factory Girl 1/3/2003
4. The Splendid Shilling 1/1/2004

Cyder: Book II

O Harcourt, Whom th' ingenuous Love of Arts
Has carry'd from Thy native Soil, beyond
Th' eternal Alpine Snows, and now detains
In Italy's waste Realms, how long must we
Lament Thy Absence? Whilst in sweet Sojourn
Thou view'st the Reliques of old Rome; or what,
Unrival'd Authors by their Presence, made
For ever venerable, rural Seats,
Tibur, and Tusculum, or Virgil's Urn

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