The Best of Oscar Wilde: Being a Collection of the Best Poems and Prose Extracts of the Writer (Classic Reprint) (Paperback)

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Excerpt from The Best of Oscar Wilde: Being a Collection of the Best Poems and Prose Extracts of the Writer

To drift with every passion till my soul Is a stringed lute on which all winds can play; Is it for this that I have given away Mine ancient Wisdom, and austere control? Methinks my life is a twice written scroll Scrawled over on some boyish holiday With idle songs for pipe or Virelay Which do but mar the secret of the whole. Surely there was a time I might have trod The sunlit heights, and from life's dissonance Struck one clear chord to reach the ears of God: Is that time dead? Lo with a little rod I did but touch the honey of romance And must I lose a soul's inheritance?

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781334380884
ISBN-10: 1334380880
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Publication Date: April 5th, 2018
Pages: 138
Language: English