Love, Volume 1

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Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1838

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Página 176 - A stranger yet to pain! I feel the gales that from ye blow, A momentary bliss bestow, As waving fresh their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to sooth, * And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring.
Página 86 - Go, with old Thames, view Chelsea's glorious pile ; And ask the shattered hero, whence his smile? Go, view the splendid domes of Greenwich — Go, And own what raptures from Reflection flow. Hail, noblest structures imaged in the wave ! A nation's grateful tribute to the brave. Hail, blest retreats from war and shipwreck, hail ! That oft arrest the wondering stranger's sail.
Página 6 - What is the world to them, Its pomp, its pleasure, and its nonsense all! Who in each other clasp whatever fair High fancy forms, and lavish hearts can wish; Something than beauty dearer, should they look Or on the mind, or mind-illumin'd face — Truth, goodness, honour, harmony, and love, The richest bounty of indulgent Heaven.
Página 68 - tis alas! too clear, 'Tis but the Fun'ral of the former year. Let Joy or Ease, let Affluence or Content, And the gay Conscience of a life well spent, Calm ev'ry thought, inspirit ev'ry Grace, Glow in thy heart, and smile upon thy face.
Página 31 - LOVE not me for comely grace, For my pleasing eye or face, Nor for any outward part, No, nor for my constant heart, — For those may fail, or turn to ill, So thou and I shall sever : Keep therefore a true woman's eye, And love me still, but know not why — So hast thou the same reason still To doat upon me ever ! ANON.
Página 18 - TWAS at the royal feast, for Persia won By Philip's warlike son, Aloft in awful state, The god-like hero sate On his imperial throne. His valiant peers were placed around, Their brows with roses and with myrtle bound : So should desert in arms be crown'd.
Página 107 - What though, in solemn silence, all Move round the dark terrestrial ball ; What though no real voice nor sound Amid their radiant orbs be found; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice, For ever singing as they shine, The hand that made us is divine.
Página 103 - Bright is her hue, and Geraldine she hight; Hampton me taught to wish her first for mine, And Windsor, alas, doth chase me from her sight. Her beauty, of kind; her virtues, from above; Happy is he that can obtain her love.
Página 44 - Hast thou found honey ? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it. 17 Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.
Página 31 - Love not me for comely grace, For my pleasing eye or face, Nor for any outward part, No, nor for my constant heart, — For those may fail, or turn to ill, So thou and I shall sever : Keep therefore a true woman's eye, And love me still, but know not whySo hast thou the same reason still To doat upon me ever ! Anon. cxxvi Not, Celia, that I juster am Or better than the rest ; For I would change each hour, like them, Were not my heart at rest.

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