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Drake in California: Ballads and Poems Herman Scheffauer

Drake in California: Ballads and Poems

Herman Scheffauer

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331268703
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92 pages
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Excerpt from Drake in California: Ballads and PoemsThe Ballad of the BattlefieldThree were the terrible things that spake, and the three were stripped and stark, -One from the sea and two from its shore, out of the thunder and dark-And the voice ofMoreExcerpt from Drake in California: Ballads and PoemsThe Ballad of the BattlefieldThree were the terrible things that spake, and the three were stripped and stark, -One from the sea and two from its shore, out of the thunder and dark-And the voice of him that was eldest brake over the worlds rough rim -Over the worlds rough rind and rim, my heart, my heart went forth to him:IOnce was I father of four - good man of a good-lier wife!A ball in the brain makes all in vain - hope, happiness and life!Now on the hearth of Hell I hear, - and the hearing is half Hells pain- -He died for his country, a hero, - he sleeps with the nobly slain!Hollow, hollow that solace - a lie that conquerors tell!About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more 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.