I go not with thee without my comrades all, all are thine
, that garrison these walls Thinkest thou Front-de-B
Grant me but one glimpse of thine
interior, and I am satisfied for ever, remaining henceforth thy docile pupil, thy unemancipable slave, ready to receive all thy teachings and to feed upon the words that fall from thy lips.
Feed them silence when they seek Help of thine
to hurt the weak.
Clad all in white, upon a violet bank I saw thee half reclining; while the moon Fell on the upturn'd faces of the roses, And on thine own, upturn'd- alas, in sorrow!
All- all expired save thee- save less than thou: Save only the divine light in thine eyes- Save but the soul in thine uplifted eyes.
Only thine eyes remained; They would not go- they never yet have gone; Lighting my lonely pathway home that night, They have not left me (as my hopes have) since; They follow me- they lead me through the years.
It belongs to King Grisly-beard; hadst thou taken him, it had all been thine
Comest thou not to me with a great array of men-at-arms and retainers, and yet art not able to take a single band of lusty knaves without armor on breast, in thine own county
Now," quoth Robin, "thou art a wise lad and keepest thine ears open and thy mouth shut, as becometh a wise and crafty woodsman.
Now, shoot thou well, Gilbert," cried the Sheriff, "and if thine be the best shaft, fivescore broad silver pennies will I give to thee beside the prize.
Fain am I to believe the prize is thine, and right fairly won.
But thou wouldst go the way of thine affliction, which is the way unto thyself?
Clearly, however, shall thine eye show unto me: free FOR WHAT?
Thou forcest many to think differently about thee; that, charge they heavily to thine account.
Ready must thou be to burn thyself in thine own flame; how couldst thou become new if thou have not first become ashes!