By William Makepeace Thackeray

  • Release Date : 1615-01-01
  • Genre : Historical
  • FIle Size : 0.45 MB
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Burlesques Old is he, Eros, the ever young. He and Time were children together. Chronos shall die, too; but Love is imperishable. Brightest of the Divinities, where hast thou not been sung? Other worships pass away; the idols for whom pyramids were raised lie in the desert crumbling and almost nameless; the Olympians are fled, their fanes no longer rise among the quivering olive-groves of Ilissus, or crown the emerald-islets of the amethyst Aegean! These are gone, but thou remainest. There is still a garland for thy temple, a heifer for thy stone. A heifer? Ah, many a darker sacrifice. Other blood is shed at thy altars, Remorseless One, and the Poet Priest who ministers at thy Shrine draws his auguries from the bleeding hearts of men!, burlesques, burlesques definition, burlesque show, burlesques crossword clue, burlesques songs, burlesques crossword, burlesque movie, burlesques near me, burlesque cast, burlesque full movie