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Toru Dutt Poems

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by Hugo, Victor
 ("Devant les trahisons.") 
 
 {Bk. VII, xvi., Jersey, Dec. 2, 1852.} 


 Before foul treachery and heads hung down, 
 I'll fold my arms, indignant but serene. 
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by Hugo, Victor
 ("Le soleil s'est couché") 
 
 {XXXV. vi., April, 1829.} 


 The sun set this evening in masses of cloud, 
 The storm comes to-morrow, then calm be the...Read More

by Hugo, Victor
 ("S'il est un charmant gazon.") 
 
 {XXII, Feb. 18, 1834.} 


 If there be a velvet sward 
 By dewdrops pearly drest, 
 Where through all seasons fairies...Read More

by Hugo, Victor
 Sitting in a porchway cool, 
 Fades the ruddy sunlight fast, 
 Twilight hastens on to rule— 
 Working hours are wellnigh past 
 
 Shadows shoot across the...Read More

by Hugo, Victor
 ("Nous nous promenions à Rozel-Tower.") 
 
 {Bk. VI. iv., October, 1852.} 


 We walked amongst the ruins famed in story 
 Of Rozel-Tower, 
 And saw the boundless...Read More



by Hugo, Victor
 ("Il neigeait.") 
 
 {Bk. V. xiii., Nov. 25-30, 1852.} 


 It snowed. A defeat was our conquest red! 
 For once the eagle was hanging its head. 
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by Hugo, Victor
 ("Devant la blanche ferme.") 
 
 {XV., May, 1837.} 


 Before the farm where, o'er the porch, festoon 
 Wild creepers red, and gaffer sits at noon, 
 Whilst...Read More

by Hugo, Victor
 ("Mon pére, ce héros au sourire.") 
 
 {Bk. XLIX. iv.} 


 My sire, the hero with the smile so soft, 
 And a tall trooper, his companion oft,...Read More

by Hugo, Victor
 ("Sonnez, clairons de la pensée!") 
 
 {Bk. VII. i., March 19, 1853.} 


 Sound, sound for ever, Clarions of Thought! 
 
 When Joshua 'gainst the high-walled city...Read More