Daily Archives: April 18, 2016

In Time Of The Breaking Of Nations By Thomas Hardy

I Only a man harrowing clods In a slow silent walk With an old horse that stumbles and nods Half asleep as they stalk. II Only thin smoke without flame From the heaps of couch-grass; Yet this will go onwards … Continue reading

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Cardinal Bembos Epitaph on Raphael by Thomas Hardy

Here’s one in whom Nature feared–faint at such vying – Eclipse while he lived, and decease at his dying.

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