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The Legend of St. Bernard: A Poem, with Notes

Forgotten Books

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331509004
Paperback
54 pages
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Excerpt from The Legend of St. Bernard: A Poem, With NotesThe Legend of St. Bernard.Canto 1.Bright were thy early days old feudal pile!When echoing through thy paved and fretted hallsThe tramp of mailed feet proclaimed thy state,And throngdMoreExcerpt from The Legend of St. Bernard: A Poem, With NotesThe Legend of St. Bernard.Canto 1.Bright were thy early days old feudal pile!When echoing through thy paved and fretted hallsThe tramp of mailed feet proclaimed thy state,And throngd retainers filing from thy courtsMingled their war cries with the avlanche roarSent forth amid thy mountains- waxing boldAnd more determined gainst their fellow men,As nature, frowning from her unscald holdsDefied the efforts of their puny power.And yet, proud keep! thou kneweth not the gemLike diamond prisoned in its native mineWithin thy ramparts pent, to waste its fireTill time should call it from its hidden cellAbout 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.