Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802-1838 / England)
Biography of Letitia Elizabeth Landon
- A Child Screening A Dove From A Hawk. By...
- A Legend Of Tintagel Castle
- A Suttee
- Alexander And Phillip
- Amelioration and the Future, Man's Noble...
- Cafes In Damascus
- Cupid And Swallows Flying From Winter. B...
- Fairies On The Sea Shore. By Howard
- Fountain’s Abbey
- Furness Abbey
- Girl At Her Devotions. By Newton
- Hannibal's Oath
The Power of Words
'Tis a strange mystery, the power of words!
Life is in them, and death. A word can send
The crimson colour hurrying to the cheek.
Hurrying with many meanings; or can turn
The current cold and deadly to the heart.
Anger and fear are in them; grief and joy
Are on their sound; yet slight, impalpable:--
A word is but a breath of passing air.