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A FESTIVAL, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nor bloody altar, nor barbaric rite
Last Line: A cloudless sky wherethro' the songs fly up!
Subject(s): Festivals; Goddesses & Gods; Mythology; Fairs; Pageants


AFTER A THOUSAND YEARS, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: That night the loud voice of the sea was roaring
Last Line: The muffled onset of embattled shades.
Subject(s): Sea; Time; Ocean


CAMEO, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Long shall he live thro' time remembered
Last Line: With thrust of tail and fin.
Subject(s): Goddesses & Gods; Mythology; Sea; Ocean


HIALMAR SPEAKS TO THE RAVEN, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Night on the bloodstained snow: the wind is chill
Last Line: "and sit where all the gods are, in the sun."


HIALMAR'S HEART, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A clear night, icy wind, and blood-streams staining
Last Line: "my seat where the high gods are in the sun."
Subject(s): Death; Love - Loss Of; Ravens; War; Dead, The


LECONTE DE LISLE; JULY 17, 1894, by EDMUND WILLIAM GOSSE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: His verse was carved in ivory forms, undying
Last Line: His bronze and marble leap to life and song.
Subject(s): Leconte De Lisle (1819-1894)


NIGHT, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The spent winds on the mountain slopes at peace
Last Line: And in my heart thou singest evermore!
Subject(s): Consolation; Grief; Night; Sorrow; Sadness; Bedtime


NOON, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Noon whose kingdom summer is, spread wide along the plain's expanse
Last Line: Seven times thy heart made stronger in the furnace of thy loss.
Subject(s): Noon; Weariness; Fatigue


SAPPHO, by SEBASTIEN CHARLES LECONTE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You to whom I aspired, yet did not know
Last Line: False sanctuary that the gods have fled!
Subject(s): Sappho (610-580 B.c.)


THE BLACK PANTHER, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Along the clouds there spreads a rosy lustre
Last Line: Beneath the forest aisle.
Subject(s): Hunting; Night; Panthers; Hunters; Bedtime


THE ELVES, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Crowned with marjoram, clover and thyme
Last Line: The dancing elves in the moonlight mime.
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Fairies; Moon; Elves


THE ELVES, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Crowned with thyme and marjory
Last Line: Merry elves dance on the lea.
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Fairies; Moon; Elves


THE LION'S DEATH, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A hunter old whom once the desert air
Last Line: And like the lion make an end of all?
Subject(s): Animals; Death; Hearts; Lions; Dead, The


THE MALECONTENT; SONG, by THOMAS FLATMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Phyllis, o phyllis! Thou art fondly vain
Last Line: Who freely gav'st the fuel and the flame.


THE RAVINE OF SAINT-GILLES, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The gorge is dark below the reeds' massed slimness
Last Line: And lights in him the eternal hope unquelled!
Subject(s): Hope; Nature; Water; Optimism


THE SHOWMEN, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Like to a dismal brute, dust-smothered, teased
Last Line: Nor leer for lovers like a shameless whore.
Subject(s): Love; Prostitution; Harlots; Whores; Brothels


THE SPRING, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A spring up-sparkles in the silent forest
Last Line: Light of the soul, o beauty!
Subject(s): Beauty; Spring


THE SUPREME CONSUMATIN, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nay, but the world is old, nigh old as hell
Last Line: Pass to my endless home with spirit clean!
Subject(s): Death; Life; Time; Dead, The


TRE FILA D'ORO, by CHARLES MARIE RENE LECONTE DE LISLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Yonder o'er the sea like a swallow hasting over
Last Line: Than rend you asunder golden threads that she hath sewn!
Subject(s): Lips; Love; Smiles