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The Painter of Madonnas: And Other Poems Charles Maurice Stebbins

The Painter of Madonnas: And Other Poems

Charles Maurice Stebbins

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781332537167
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38 pages
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Excerpt from The Painter of Madonnas: And Other PoemsThe Painter of MadonnasYou ask, my fair friend, why I choose to liveA bachelor, and be content to giveMind, heart, and soul to painting, as I do,These pictures of a sex, it seems to youMy life,MoreExcerpt from The Painter of Madonnas: And Other PoemsThe Painter of MadonnasYou ask, my fair friend, why I choose to liveA bachelor, and be content to giveMind, heart, and soul to painting, as I do,These pictures of a sex, it seems to youMy life, if it speaks aught, rather condemnsThan otherwise - these bits of fancy, too,You and the world are pleased to title gemsOf art- why think with brush so loftilyOf woman, yet abjure her whole society!I hold that sometime, somewhere, soon or late,Tis given to every man to meet his fateIn some one womans face- and I met mine.My years of youth I gave to waste and wine,To hawk, to horse, and hunt, the nothingnessAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.