The Garden of Proserpine

The Garden of Proserpine By Algernon Charles Swinburne Here, where the world is quiet;          Here, where all trouble seems Dead winds’ and spent waves’ riot          In doubtful dreams of dreams; I watch the green field growing For reaping folk and sowing, For harvest-time and mowing,          A sleepy world of streams. I am tired of tears…

The Golden Verses of Pythagoras

1. First worship the Immortal Gods, as they are established and ordained by the Law. 2. Reverence the Oath, and next the Heroes, full of goodness and light. 3. Honour likewise the Terrestrial Dæmons by rendering them the worship lawfully due to them. p. 2 4. Honour likewise thy parents, and those most nearly related…