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Down-Adown-Derry A Book of Fairy Poems   By: (1873-1956)

Down-Adown-Derry A Book of Fairy Poems by Walter De la Mare

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DOWN ADOWN DERRY

[Illustration]

DOWN ADOWN DERRY A Book of Fairy Poems by

WALTER DE LA MARE

with Illustrations by

DOROTHY P. LATHROP

[Illustration]

NEW YORK HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY

COPYRIGHT, 1922, BY HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY

PRINTED IN U. S. A.

CONTENTS

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FAIRIES

The Fairies Dancing 3 Dream Song 4 A Tishoo 7 The Double 8 The Unfinished Dream 11 The Horn 14 The Three Beggars 17 The Stranger 20 The Ruin 23 The Fairy in Winter 24 Sleepyhead 27 Sam's Three Wishes: or Life's Little Whirligig 29 Peak and Puke 39 The Changeling 41 Lob Lie by the Fire 45 Bluebells 48 The Honey Robbers 51 Berries 55 Happy, Happy It Is to Be 58 The Midden's Song 63 All But Blind 64 The Mocking Fairy 69 Down Adown Derry 70

WITCHES AND WITCHCRAFT

The Hare 76 I Saw Three Witches 79 The Isle of Lone 81 Sunk Lyonesse 86 Sleeping Beauty 89 Bewitched 91 The Enchanted Hill 93 The Ride By Nights 97 Off the Ground 99 Sadly, O, Sadly 105 The Dwarf 109 Longlegs 112 The Mermaids 116 The Little Creature 119 Sam 121 The Witch 125 The Journey 129 As Lucy Went A Walking 134

THE WORLD OF DREAM

Beware! 140 Some One 143 Music 147 Haunted 149 They Told Me 151 The Sunken Garden 153 Snow 155 The World of Dream 159 Queen Djenira 162 Nightfall 165 Cumberland 167 The Little Green Orchard 171 The Truants 173 The Little Salamander 177 Voices 178 Sorcery 181 Melmillo 187 The Quiet Enemy 188 Mistletoe 191 Not I 195

FAIRIES

THE FAIRIES DANCING

I heard along the early hills, Ere yet the lark was risen up, Ere yet the dawn with firelight fills The night dew of the bramble cup, I heard the fairies in a ring Sing as they tripped a lilting round Soft as the moon on wavering wing... Continue reading book >>




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