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The Leper: And Other Poems (Classic Reprint)

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    Rebekah Hyneman (Author)

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'It is a good lesson,' says Hawthorne, 'though it may be a hard one, for a person who has dreamed of literary fame, and of making for himself a rank among the world's dignitaries by such means, to step out of the narrow circle in which his claims are recognised, and to find how utterly devoid of significance beyond that circle, is all that he achieves and all that he aims at.' I am now stepping out of that charmed circle, and tremble lest the above truth may be too rudely enforced. In presenting my unassuming little volume to the public, I feel more than the usual share of timidity attendant upon such ventures, for I come before them unknown and unnamed. To my co-religionists I offer no apology - the very sincere love I bear for the faith of my adoption, will be to them a sufficient apology for my indifferent poetry, and, I trust, cause them to overlook much that might otherwise be condemned. But to those whose path is not as mine, and who may not be disposed to judge with equal leniency, I have no excuse to offer, but screen myself behind the shield of insignificance.

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  • PDF | 222 pages
  • Rebekah Hyneman (Author)
  • Forgotten Books (8 July 2015)
  • English
  • 5
  • Fiction

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