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James Brunton Stephens

(17 June 1835 – 29 June 1902 / Borrowstounness, on the Firth of Forth, Scotland;)

Poems of James Brunton Stephens

41. Quart Pot Creek 3/3/2010
42. Song from “Fayette'' 3/3/2010
43. Spirit and Star 3/3/2010
44. Spirit of Song 1/4/2003
45. Stabat Mater 3/3/2010
46. Stanzas for Music 3/3/2010
47. The Angel of the Doves 3/3/2010
48. The Boy Crusader 3/3/2010
49. The Chamber of Faith 3/3/2010
50. The Courtship of the Future 3/3/2010
51. The Dark Companion 1/4/2003
52. The Dominion 3/3/2010
53. The Dominion of Australia 3/3/2010
54. The Famine in Ireland 3/3/2010
55. The Gentle Anarchist 3/3/2010
56. The Goths in Campania (Placidia, in the Tent of Adolphus.) 3/3/2010
57. The Great Pig Story of the Tweed 3/3/2010
58. The Headless Trooper 3/3/2010
59. The Midnight Axe 3/3/2010
60. The Power of Science 3/3/2010

Day

Linger, oh Sun, for a little, nor close yet this day of a million!
   Is there not glory enough in the rose-curtained halls of the West?
Hast thou no joy in the passion-hued folds of thy kingly pavilion?
   Why shouldst thou only pass through it? Oh rest thee a little while, rest!

Why should the Night come and take it, the wan Night that cannot enjoy it,
   Bringing pale argent for golden, and changing vermilion to grey?
Why should the N

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