The Culprit Fay: And Other Poems

The Culprit Fay: And Other Poems

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The Culprit Fay: And Other Poems

The Culprit Fay: And Other Poems

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"My visual orbs are purged from film, and lo!
"Instead of Anster's turnip-bearing vales
"I see old fairy land's miraculous show!
"Her trees of tinsel kissed by freakish gales,
"Her Ouphs that, cloaked in leaf-gold, skim the breeze,
"And fairies, swarming ------"

THE CULPRIT FAY.

TENNANT'S ANSTER FAIR.

I.

'TIS the middle watch of a summer's night --
The earth is dark, but the heavens are bright;
Naught is seen in the vault on high
But the moon, and the stars, and the cloudless sky,
And the flood which rolls its milky hue,
A river of light on the welkin blue.
The moon looks down on old Cronest,
She mellows the shades on his shaggy breast,
And seems his huge grey form to throw
In a silver cone on the wave below . . .

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