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AEneas ANTISTROPHE appear bard beneath boast born bosom breast breath brow Cacus CALLIMACHUS companion Cowper dear death delight Dereham destin'd divine Dryope Dunham Lodge Eartham East Dereham eºe ev'ry eyes fair fame Faunus fear fire friendship gentle Gºe grace grove hand happy Hayley heart Heav'n Homer honour hope John Throckmorton Jove kind kinsman labour Lady Austen lady Hesketh lambs Latium length letter lyre magick Mary mind morning Mundsley Muse ne'er never night numbers nymphs o'er Olney once pain Pallas Philomela Phoebus poem poet pow'r praise prove publick Quam rest rose scarcely scene seek your home shade shore sight skies smile song soon spirits spring sweet tears thee theme thine thoughts are due Thracian tibi translation Twas Unwin verse VINCENT Bourne voice Weston WILLIAM HAYLEY wish worth write youth
Página 113 - With all her crew complete. Toll for the brave ! Brave Kempenfelt is gone ; His last sea-fight is fought, His work of glory done. It was not in the battle ; No tempest gave the shock ; She sprang no fatal leak ; She ran upon no rock. His sword was in its sheath, His fingers held the pen, When Kempenfelt went down With twice four hundred men.
Página 248 - Nor, cruel as it seem'd, could he Their haste himself condemn, Aware that flight, in such a sea, Alone could rescue them ; Yet bitter felt it still to die Deserted, and his friends so nigh. He long survives who lives an hour Id ocean, self-upheld : And so long he, with unspent power, His destiny repell'd : And ever as the minutes flew, Entreated help, or cried —
Página 247 - He loved them both, but both in vain, Nor him beheld, nor her, again. Not long beneath the whelming brine, Expert to swim, he lay; Nor soon he felt his strength decline Or courage die away; But waged with death a lasting strife, Supported by despair of life.
Página 111 - The man that hails you Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed, .
Página 242 - Thy silver locks once auburn bright, Are still more lovely in my sight Than golden beams of orient light, My Mary ; For could I view nor them nor thee, What sight worth seeing could I see ? The sun would rise in vain for me, Partakers of thy sad decline, Thy hands their little force resign ; Yet gently prest, press gently mine, My Mary...
Página 182 - And useless powers, by whom inspired, thyself Art skilful to associate verse with airs Harmonious, and to give the human voice A thousand modulations, heir by right Indisputable of Arion's fame. Now say, what wonder is it, if a son Of thine delight in verse, if, so conjoin'd In close affinity, we sympathize In social arts and kindred studies sweet...
Página 14 - Children not thine have trod my nurs'ry floor; And where the gard'ner Robin, day by day, Drew me to school along the public way, Delighted with my bauble coach, and wrapt In scarlet mantle warm, and velvet capt, 'Tis now become a history little known, That once we call'd the past'ral house our own.
Página 214 - gan in haste the drawers explore, The lowest first, and without stop The rest in order to the top. For 'tis a truth well known to most, That whatsoever thing is lost, We seek it, ere it come to light, In every cranny but the right.
Página 242 - And still to love, though prest with ill, In wintry age to feel no chill, With me is to be lovely still, My Mary! But ah! by constant heed I know How oft the sadness that I show Transforms thy smiles to looks of woe, My Mary! And should my future lot be cast With much resemblance of the past, Thy worn-out heart will break at last — My Mary!
Página 61 - YE, who with warmth the public triumph feel Of talents dignified by sacred zeal, Here, to devotion's bard devoutly just, Pay your fond tribute due to Cowper's dust ! England, exulting in his spotless fame, Ranks with her dearest sons his favourite name.