Quotation by Robert Bridges

On such a night, when Air has loosed
Its guardian grasp on blood and brain,
Old terrors then of god or ghost
Creep from their caves to life again;
Robert Bridges (1844–1930), British poet, critic. Low Barometer (l. 5–8). . .

Oxford Book of Nineteenth-Century English Verse, The. John Hayward, ed. (1964; reprinted, with corrections, 1965) Oxford University Press.
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