The Hound of Heaven
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The Hound of Heaven

By Francis Thompson
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  • THE HOUND OF HEAVEN
    • When she lit her glimmering tapers Round the day's dead sanctities Page 52]
  • THE HOUND OF HEAVEN
    • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY STELLA LANGDALE
      • NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1926
      • INTRODUCTION
        • Titanic glooms of chasmèd fears Page 45
        • Across the margent of the world I fled Page 47
        • I said to dawn: Be sudden Page 47
        • I knew how the clouds arise, Spumèd of the wild sea-snortings Page 51]
        • Naked I wait Thy love's uplifted stroke! ..... smitten me to my knee; I am defenceless utterly Page 55]
        • Yea, faileth now even dream The dreamer Page 55]
        • The hid battlements of Eternity: Those shaken mists a space unsettle, then Round the half-glimpsed turrets slowly wash again Page 56]
        • Whether man's heart or life it be which yields Thee harvest, must Thy harvest fields Be dunged with rotten death? Page 57]
      • Titanic glooms of chasmèd fears Page 45
      • Across the margent of the world I fled Page 47
      • I said to dawn: Be sudden Page 47
      • I knew how the clouds arise, Spumèd of the wild sea-snortings Page 51]
      • Naked I wait Thy love's uplifted stroke! ..... smitten me to my knee; I am defenceless utterly Page 55]
      • Yea, faileth now even dream The dreamer Page 55]
      • The hid battlements of Eternity: Those shaken mists a space unsettle, then Round the half-glimpsed turrets slowly wash again Page 56]
      • Whether man's heart or life it be which yields Thee harvest, must Thy harvest fields Be dunged with rotten death? Page 57]
      • OF "THE HOUND OF HEAVEN"
    • NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1926
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Titanic glooms of chasmèd fears Page 45
      • Across the margent of the world I fled Page 47
      • I said to dawn: Be sudden Page 47
      • I knew how the clouds arise, Spumèd of the wild sea-snortings Page 51]
      • Naked I wait Thy love's uplifted stroke! ..... smitten me to my knee; I am defenceless utterly Page 55]
      • Yea, faileth now even dream The dreamer Page 55]
      • The hid battlements of Eternity: Those shaken mists a space unsettle, then Round the half-glimpsed turrets slowly wash again Page 56]
      • Whether man's heart or life it be which yields Thee harvest, must Thy harvest fields Be dunged with rotten death? Page 57]
    • Titanic glooms of chasmèd fears Page 45
    • Across the margent of the world I fled Page 47
    • I said to dawn: Be sudden Page 47
    • I knew how the clouds arise, Spumèd of the wild sea-snortings Page 51]
    • Naked I wait Thy love's uplifted stroke! ..... smitten me to my knee; I am defenceless utterly Page 55]
    • Yea, faileth now even dream The dreamer Page 55]
    • The hid battlements of Eternity: Those shaken mists a space unsettle, then Round the half-glimpsed turrets slowly wash again Page 56]
    • Whether man's heart or life it be which yields Thee harvest, must Thy harvest fields Be dunged with rotten death? Page 57]
    • OF "THE HOUND OF HEAVEN"
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
      • When she lit her glimmering tapers . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece
        • Titanic glooms of chasmed fears
        • Across the margent of the world I fled
        • I said to dawn: Be sudden
        • I knew how the clouds arise
        • Naked I wait Thy love's uplifted stroke!
        • Yea, faileth now even dream
        • The hid battlements of Eternity
        • Whether man's heart or life it be which yields
        • I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways
        • Lest, having Him, I must have naught beside (missing from book)
        • Thunder-driven, They clanged His chariot
        • In her wind-walled palace
        • I shook the pillaring hours
        • And now my heart is as a broken fount
        • That Voice is round me like a bursting sea
        • I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways Of my own mind
      • Titanic glooms of chasmed fears
      • Across the margent of the world I fled
      • I said to dawn: Be sudden
      • I knew how the clouds arise
      • Naked I wait Thy love's uplifted stroke!
      • Yea, faileth now even dream
      • The hid battlements of Eternity
      • Whether man's heart or life it be which yields
      • I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways
      • Lest, having Him, I must have naught beside (missing from book)
      • Thunder-driven, They clanged His chariot
      • In her wind-walled palace
      • I shook the pillaring hours
      • And now my heart is as a broken fount
      • That Voice is round me like a bursting sea
      • I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways Of my own mind
    • When she lit her glimmering tapers . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece
      • Titanic glooms of chasmed fears
      • Across the margent of the world I fled
      • I said to dawn: Be sudden
      • I knew how the clouds arise
      • Naked I wait Thy love's uplifted stroke!
      • Yea, faileth now even dream
      • The hid battlements of Eternity
      • Whether man's heart or life it be which yields
      • I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways
      • Lest, having Him, I must have naught beside (missing from book)
      • Thunder-driven, They clanged His chariot
      • In her wind-walled palace
      • I shook the pillaring hours
      • And now my heart is as a broken fount
      • That Voice is round me like a bursting sea
      • I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways Of my own mind
    • Titanic glooms of chasmed fears
    • Across the margent of the world I fled
    • I said to dawn: Be sudden
    • I knew how the clouds arise
    • Naked I wait Thy love's uplifted stroke!
    • Yea, faileth now even dream
    • The hid battlements of Eternity
    • Whether man's heart or life it be which yields
    • I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways
    • Lest, having Him, I must have naught beside (missing from book)
    • Thunder-driven, They clanged His chariot
    • In her wind-walled palace
    • I shook the pillaring hours
    • And now my heart is as a broken fount
    • That Voice is round me like a bursting sea
    • I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways Of my own mind
    • THE HOUND OF HEAVEN
      • Thunder-driven, They clanged His chariot 'thwart a heaven Plashy with flying lightnings round the spurn o' their feet
        • In her wind-walled palace
        • I shook the pillaring hours And pulled my life upon me
        • And now my heart is as a broken fount, Wherein tear-drippings stagnate, spilt down ever From the dank thoughts that shiver
        • That Voice is round me like a bursting sea
      • In her wind-walled palace
      • I shook the pillaring hours And pulled my life upon me
      • And now my heart is as a broken fount, Wherein tear-drippings stagnate, spilt down ever From the dank thoughts that shiver
      • That Voice is round me like a bursting sea
    • Thunder-driven, They clanged His chariot 'thwart a heaven Plashy with flying lightnings round the spurn o' their feet
      • In her wind-walled palace
      • I shook the pillaring hours And pulled my life upon me
      • And now my heart is as a broken fount, Wherein tear-drippings stagnate, spilt down ever From the dank thoughts that shiver
      • That Voice is round me like a bursting sea
    • In her wind-walled palace
    • I shook the pillaring hours And pulled my life upon me
    • And now my heart is as a broken fount, Wherein tear-drippings stagnate, spilt down ever From the dank thoughts that shiver
    • That Voice is round me like a bursting sea
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