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Slow dying roads, and other poems

Jonathan G. Kotsakis

Slow dying roads, and other poems

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Published by Dorrance in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jonathan G. Kotsakis.
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LC ClassificationsPS3561.O847 S5
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5301113M
ISBN 100805917276
LC Control Number72082747
OCLC/WorldCa495433

Other and wilder sounds in tumult met [Page ] The floating song. Strange sounds!–the trumpet's peal, Made hollow by the rocks; the clash of steel, The rallying war cry.–In the mountain-pass, There had been combat; blood was on the grass, Banners had strewn the waters; chiefs lay dying, And the pine-branches crash'd before the flying. Poems by Patrick Kavanagh. Kavanagh was born on the 21st of October , in the village of Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan, Ireland. His father was a shoemaker and had a small farm of land. At the age of thirteen Kavanagh became.


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