A Child's Garden of Verses : A Classic Illustrated edition by Robert Louis Stevenson PDF

By Robert Louis Stevenson

ISBN-10: 0689823827

ISBN-13: 9780689823824

ISBN-10: 0877016089

ISBN-13: 9780877016083

Here's a vintage, illustrated version of 1 of the simplest enjoyed poetry collections on this planet. Lavishly illustrated with greater than a hundred images by way of the main individual kid's publication artists of the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries, this version of A kid's backyard of Verses comprises all of the poems that seemed within the unique publication, released over a hundred years in the past. this can be a quantity to be adored for an entire life: via mom and dad and by way of grandparents who grew up with the poems and, such a lot of all, by means of kids who're being brought to this striking assortment for the 1st time.

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People who return say the streets are clean in Deutschland— on the walks, a mere light dusting from the newly fallen. Here in the crosswinds, streets and walks are buried in ice. Wherever they are, Little Vienna, shovels wait shivering. Last night, who spread the path of ashes on the walk? ” . . Oh last night with stars scattered across the blackest night— ice giving way from the balconies . . The winter potatoes I peeled were stones softening, deeply bruised. 37 Today, I’m nearly out of bread.

As if from flame the ribs now are streaks of dusk, sinews of the outer hand, a palm cupping the dark. An empty room around which days and nights gather. This scant unusual basket, woven of lime, a stone shawl. I set it down to see it. 34 Letter from Germany for my father (1909–1952) Many things have been done And many hours merged into so many days Since I last had time to write you. It has rained all day and the blossoms Have nearly all been beaten down. The bareness and gray scud clouds Add to the gloom.

She leans into the knot end of a rope— two bags of potatoes on a little wooden sled. 38 Celan There, the whisper: gradual breath fattens a word, bud of stem form— never before this one, the return of the recognizable. 39 The Blue Cottage Still, it waits for you— even in the dark you saw it clearly. No fence claims it, no train for kilometers. Light from its windows reached you though it stands beyond the black pine and birch forest, beyond the presence always of the sudden storm and the narrow road.

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