The Sphinx By Andrew Downing

The Sphinx By Andrew Downing There is in Egypt, near the Pyramids, Fronting the placid Nile, a monolith– A sculptured legacy from aeons, old Ere yet the Pharaohs lived, or Carthage was, Or Cæsar wore the purple. Grim and vast, In hermit loneliness, it sits and broods Above the Nubian desert. Its dull eyes, Stony […]