Excerpt from Ode to France HE sw may melt and ice remain, The sleet may pass and leave the rain, The tempest cease, yet long shall thunder The sullen waves upon their crags. The sun at evening may go under, Yet leave upon the sky and plain The crimson glory of his ags. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.