2] Orion: constellation, taking the form of a hunter with a belt (easily visible) and a sword.
4] Pleiades: the seven daughters of Atlas, in Greek myth, and a group of stars in the constellation Taurus, not far from Orion.
Online text copyright © 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department
of English, University of Toronto.
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries.
Original text: Marjorie L. C. Pickthall, Little Songs: A Book of Poems (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1925): 69. PS 8531 I35L53 Robarts Library.
First publication date: 1925
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 1998.
Recent editing: 2:2002/4/10
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