Sir Henry Taylor

(1800-1886 / England)

Sir Henry Taylor Poems

1. Elena's Song 1/4/2003
2. A Perfect Woman 4/22/2010
3. A Welcome 4/22/2010
4. Alabama 4/22/2010
5. Athulf And Ethilda 4/22/2010
6. Dear Alice 4/22/2010
7. A Crosstown Breeze 6/24/2015
8. The Eve Of The Conquest 4/22/2010

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The Eve Of The Conquest

A cloudy night descended on the slopes
Of Mountfield, and the scatter'd woods beyond,
Where lay the Saxon force; and now the wind,
Till sunset that had seem'd to hold its breath,
Burst forth in gusts and flaws, the sea far off
Sounding a dirge a day before the time.
A flush of light was in the Southern sky,
Cast from the Norman camp, and more remote
At intervals around, from Lunsford-heath
To Broad-oak-cross, and Udimore to Hooe,
The frequent watchfire glimmer'd, where the boors,
Though scared yet greedy, grimly lurk'd aloof,
Expecting plunder when ...

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