And people then will alter their mind.If courage is gone--then all is gone!'Twere better that thou hadst never been born.
Though I can forget her ne'er,Yet my mind is free from care,
For the cheating silence misled me;Ah, sweetest! let me to thee repair,--
II.CHORUS OF SPIRITS.
Quick as darts,
Far on the breadth of the couch, leaving her hand still in mineHeartfelt love unites us for ever, and yearnings unsullied,
As a clasp-knife snaps the bait,With her snare she seized me fast,
Our hopes a God has crown'd
PARABLES.JoyExplanation of an antique GemCat-PieLegendAuthorsThe CriticThe Dilettante and the CriticThe WranglerThe YelpersThe Stork's VocationCelebrityPlaying at PriestsSongsPoetryA ParableShould e'er the loveless day remainA Plan the Muses entertainedThe Death of the FlyBy the RiverThe Fox and CraneThe Fox and HuntsmanThe FrogsThe WeddingBurialThreatening SignsThe BuyersThe Mountain VillageSymbolsThree Palinodias :--