Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch Poems

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11.
Christmas Eve

Friend, old friend in the Manse by the fireside sitting,
Hour by hour while the grey ash drips from the log;
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12.
Fire!

I.
St. Giles's street is fair and wide,
St. Giles's street is long;
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13.
Lady Jane

Sapphics.
Down the green hill-side fro' the castle window
Lady Jane spied Bill Amaranth a-workin';
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14.
Almer Mater

Know you her secret none can utter?
Hers of the Book, the tripled Crown?
Still on the spire the pigeons flutter,
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15.
Nuptial Night

Hush! and again the chatter of the starling
Athwart the lawn!
Lean your head close and closer. O my darling!--
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16.
Jenifer's Love

Small is my secret-let it pass-
Small in your life the share I had,
Who sat beside you in the class,
Awed by the bright superior lad:
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17.
Behold! I Am Not One That Goes To Lectures…

Behold! I am not one that goes to Lectures or the pow-wow of
Professors.
The elementary laws never apologise: neither do I apologise.
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18.
Coronation Hymn

I
Of old our City hath renown.
Of God are her foundations,
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19.
De Tea Fabula

Do I sleep? Do I dream?
Am I hoaxed by a scout?
Are things what they seem,
Or is Sophists about?
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20.
Exmoor Verses

Over the rim of the Moor,
And under the starry sky,
Two men came to my door
And rested them thereby.
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