The river

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The River Poem by Caroline Anne Bowles
She described various stages of human life in the phases of a river

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The river

  1. 1. The River Presentation by: CVVMMK Dhaveji School Assistant Science Taylor High School Narsapur 534275 Andhra Pradesh muralidhaveji@yahoo.com
  2. 2. Caroline Anne Bowels 1786-1854
  3. 3. Caroline Anne Bowles Southey (1786 – 1854), was an English poet and second wife of Robert Southey.
  4. 4. Bowles was an experimental and dexterous writer whose publications represent a range of forms:
  5. 5. prose fiction (Chapters on Churchyards), verse satire (The Cat's Tail), dramatic monologue (Tales of the Factories), and blank verse autobiography (The Birth-day).
  6. 6. In her lifetime she published five books of verse, two books of prose tales and one miscellany of mixed prose and verse
  7. 7. Her other works
  8. 8. River, river, little river!
  9. 9. Bright you sparkle on your way;
  10. 10. O’er the yellow pebbles dancing,
  11. 11. Through the flowers and foliage glanc
  12. 12. Like a child at play
  13. 13. River, river! Swelling river!
  14. 14. On you rush through rough and smooth
  15. 15. Louder, faster, brawling, leapin g over rocks,
  16. 16. by rose – banks,
  17. 17. Sweeping like impetuous youth.
  18. 18. River, River! brimming river!
  19. 19. Broad and deep, and still as time,
  20. 20. Seeming still, yet still in motion,
  21. 21. Tending onward to the ocean,
  22. 22. Just like mortal prime
  23. 23. River, river! headlong river!
  24. 24. Down you dash in to the sea
  25. 25. Sea that line hath never sounded,
  26. 26. Sea that sail hath never rounded,
  27. 27. Like eternity.

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