George Santayana World Poems

  • 1.
    I

    Behoild Pelides with his yellow hair,
    Proud child of Thetis, hero loved of Jove;
    ...
  • 2.
    There may be chaos still around the world,
    This little world that in my thinking lies;
    For mine own bosom is the paradise
    Where all my life's fair visions are unfurled.
    ...
  • 3.
    O world, thou choosest not the better part!
    It is not wisdom to be only wise,
    And on the inward vision close the eyes,
    But it is wisdom to believe the heart.
    ...
  • 4.
    The low sandy beach and the thin scrub pine,
    The wide reach of bay and the long sky line,รข??
    O, I am sick for home!

    ...
  • 5.
    I give back to the earth what the earth gave,
    All to the furrow, none to the grave,
    The candle's out, the spirit's vigil spent;
    Sight may not follow where the vision went.
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  • 6.
    I
    Calm was the sea to which your course you kept,
    Oh, how much calmer than all southern seas!
    Many your nameless mates, whom the keen breeze
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  • 7.
    O WORLD, thou choosest not the better part!
    It is not wisdom to be only wise,
    And on the inward vision close the eyes,
    But it is wisdom to believe the heart.
    ...
Total 7 World Poems by George Santayana

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