Complete Poetical Works

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Author: Bret Harte

IX

Then rose a yell of baffled hate, and sprang
Headlong the savages in swift pursuit;
Though speed the fugitives, they hope to hang
Hot on their heels, like wolves, with tireless foot.
Long is the chase; Brown hears with inward pang
The short, hard panting of his gallant steed
Beneath its double burden; vainly rang
Both voice and spur. The heaving flanks may bleed,
Yet comes the sequel that they still must heed!

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Chicago: Bret Harte, "IX," Complete Poetical Works in Complete Poetical Works (New York: George E. Wood, 1850), Original Sources, accessed January 23, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4LB39ANIAD7ZQNW.

MLA: Harte, Bret. "IX." Complete Poetical Works, in Complete Poetical Works, New York, George E. Wood, 1850, Original Sources. 23 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4LB39ANIAD7ZQNW.

Harvard: Harte, B, 'IX' in Complete Poetical Works. cited in 1850, Complete Poetical Works, George E. Wood, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 23 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4LB39ANIAD7ZQNW.