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Charmides and Other Poems
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date February 10, 2014
Pages 62
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781495491757
ISBN-10 1495491757
Dimensions 0.14 by 7 by 10 in.
Original list price $8.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Charmides and Other Poems - By Oscar Wilde – Classic Oscar Wilde. HE was a Grecian lad, who coming home, With pulpy figs and wine from Sicily, Stood at his galley's prow, and let the foam, Blow through his crisp brown curls unconsciously, And holding wave and wind in boy's despite, Peered from his dripping seat across the wet and stormy night. Till with the dawn he saw a burnished spear, Like a thin thread of gold against the sky, And hoisted sail, and strained the creaking gear, And bade the pilot head her lustily, Against the nor'west gale, and all day long, Held on his way, and marked the rowers' time with measured song. And when the faint Corinthian hills were red, Dropped anchor in a little sandy bay, And with fresh boughs of olive crowned his head, And brushed from cheek and throat the hoary spray, And washed his limbs with oil, and from the hold, Brought out his linen tunic and his sandals brazen-soled,

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