Treasure Island

William Edmondstoune Aytoun

(1813 - 1865 / Scotland)

Poems of William Edmondstoune Aytoun

1. Blind Old Milton 1/3/2003
2. Charles Edward At Versailles 4/15/2010
3. Danube And The Euxine 4/15/2010
4. Edinburgh After Flodden 4/15/2010
5. Epitaph Of Constantine Kanaris 4/15/2010
6. Hermotimus 4/15/2010
7. Oenone 4/15/2010
8. The Broken Pitcher 4/15/2010
9. The Burial March Of Dundee 4/15/2010
10. The Buried Flower 4/15/2010
11. The Execution Of Montrose 1/1/2004
12. The Heart Of The Bruce 4/15/2010
13. The Island Of The Scots 4/15/2010
14. The Massacre of MacPherson 1/3/2003
15. The Old Camp 4/15/2010
16. The Old Scotish Cavalier 4/15/2010
17. The Refusal of Charon 1/3/2003
18. The Sheik Of Sinai In 1830 4/15/2010
19. The Widow Of Glencoe 4/15/2010

The Refusal of Charon

Why look the distant mountains
So gloomy and so drear?
Are rain clouds passing o’er them,
Or is the tempest near?
No shadow of the tempest
Is there, nor wind nor rain—
’Tis Charon that is passing by,
With all his gloomy train.

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