Robert Bridges, ed. (18441930). The Spirit of Man: An Anthology. 1916.
George Borrow (18031881)
|.. HOW 1 frequently does his form visit my minds eye in slumber and in wakefulness, in the light of day, and in the night watches; but last night I saw him in his beauty and his strength; he was about to speak, and my ear was on the stretch, when at once I awoke, and there was I alone, and the night storm was howling amidst the branches of the pines which surround my lonely dwelling: Listen to the moaning of the pine, at whose root thy hut is fastened,a saying that, of wild Finland, in which there is wisdom; I listened, and thought of life and death.|| 1|