"Milan Cathedral" [poem]
Milan Cathedral.
The heat of Summer day is sped
Ruskin's line number
360

On far mont Rose the sun is red 1
And mark you Milans marble pile
Glow with the mellow rays awhile
Lo there his relieved 2 his front so high
System generated line number
5

On the blue sky of Italy
Ruskin's line number
365

While higher still above him bear
And
slender
higher
with proportion fair

Fretted with Gothic Carving well
Full many a spiry pinnacle,
System generated line number
10

And dazzling bright as Rosas Crest
Ruskin's line number
370

Each with his sculptured statue prest
They seem to stand in that thin air
As on a thread of Gossamer 3
You think the evening zephyrs play
System generated line number
15

Could sweep them from their post away
Ruskin's line number
375

And bear them on its sportful wing
As Autumn leaves wild scattering.