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Amores Poems

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ISBN-10: 1406848484

ISBN-13: 9781406848489

Edition: 2008

Authors: David Herbert Lawrence

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THE quick sparks on the gorse bushes are leaping, Little jets of sunlight-texture imitating flame;Above them, exultant, the pee-wits are sweeping: They are lords of the desolate wastes of sadnesstheir screamings proclaim.Rabbits, handfuls of brown earth, lieLow-rounded on the mournful grass they have bittendown to the quick.Are they asleep?-Are they alive?-Now see, when IMove my arms the hill bursts and heaves under theirspurting kick.The common flaunts bravely; but below, from therushesCrowds of glittering king-cups surge to challenge theblossoming bushes;There the lazy streamlet pushesIts curious course mildly; here it wakes again, leaps, laughs, and gushes.Into a deep pond, an old…    
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List price: $9.90
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Echo Library
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 84
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence was born on September 11, 1885. His father was a coal miner and Lawrence grew up in a mining town in England. He always hated the mines, however, and frequently used them in his writing to represent both darkness and industrialism, which he despised because he felt it was scarring the English countryside. Lawrence attended high school and college in Nottingham and, after graduation, became a school teacher in Croyden in 1908. Although his first two novels had been unsuccessful, he turned to writing full time when a serious illness forced him to stop teaching. Lawrence spent much of his adult life abroad in Europe, particularly Italy, where he wrote some of his…