Woman: A Poem

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Henry Colburn, 1819 - 121 páginas
 

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Página 3 - She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
Página 34 - Not she with trait'rous kiss her Saviour stung, Not she denied him with unholy tongue ; She, while apostles shrank, could danger brave, Last at his cross, and earliest at his grave.
Página 34 - Ask the grey pilgrim, by the surges cast On hostile shores, and numbed beneath the blast ; Ask who received him ? who the hearth began To kindle? who with spilling goblet ran? — Oh ! he will dart one spark of youthful flame, And clasp his withered hands, and woman name!
Página 97 - A mute communion, yet so wondrous sweet, Eyes must impart what tongue can ne'er repeat. Tis written on her cheeks and meaning brows, In one short glance whole volumes it avows; In one short moment tells of many days, In one short speaking silence all conveys. Joy, sorrow, love recounts...
Página 47 - Eyes eloquent beyond the mortal tongue ? And looks that vanquish, till, on nerveless knee, Men gaze, and grow with gazing, weak as she? 'Tis to command these arts against our arms, And tame imperious might with winning charms.
Página 113 - To satiate that revenge of love— a kiss ! At the dear outrage, beautifully fought, (For battled kisses still make kisses sought) She whispers, shrieks, sighs angry words, and feigns A struggle, yielded eoon, and pleased complains, p.
Página 30 - To woman, whose best books are human hearts, Wise Heaven, a genius less profound imparts ; His awful— hers is lovely, his should tell How thunderbolts and hers how roses fell ; Her rapid mind decides while his debates, She feels a truth that he but calculates ; He provident. averts approaching ill, She snatches present good with ready skill. That active perseverance his which gains, And hers, that...

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