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silberen holdes Gebit for Translati
deren holdes Gebild still aus der Ferne mir winkt; silbergrau bezeichnet dir früh der Schnee nun die
Gipfel, der sich in stürmender Nacht dir um den Scheitel
ergoss. Jugend ach! ist dem Alter so nah, durch's Leben ver
bunden, wie ein beweglicher Traum Gestern und Heute verband.
J. W. VON GOETHE
UPON A CHILD THAT DYED
R. HERRICK 1363
’mongst roses, I there Cupid found;
1364 ALL THINGS DECAY AND DIE
ALL things decay with time: the forrest sees A the growth and downfall of her aged trees: that timber tall, which threescore lusters stood the proud dictator of the state-like wood; I mean the soveraigne of all plants, the oke droops, dies, and falls without the cleavers stroke.
R. HERRICK 1365
W HEN the rack of the winter is rolled away,
WV and summer comes in with her garland of May, I cried, “Lovely season, how pleased shall I see the friend of my bosom returning with thee!'
With thee she returns not-Oh, how shall I bear
W. L. BOWLES
INSCRIPTION ON AN ÆOLIAN HARP
that charm'st the ear with music all thine own,
C. SMART 1367
zum Meere der Vergessenheit?
J. F. G. SCHILLER
ON ROBERT EMMETT
sad, silent and dark be the tears that we shed,
T. MOORE 1370
THE MOUSE AND THE MISER TO a Mouse says a miser, “My dear Mr Mouse, 1 pray what may you please for to want in my
house? says the mouse, “Mr Miser, pray keep yourself quiet, you are safe in your person, your purse and your diet; a lodging I want, which even you may afford, but none would come here to beg, borrow or board.
THE ROCK OF RUBIES AND THE QUARRIE OF PEARLS
COME asked me where the rubies grew;
the lips of Julia.
then spoke I to my girle
the quarelets of pearl.
CUPID AND THE ROSES
V her joy; which none could see and not affect;
T. STANLEY 1373
A S slow our ship her foamy track
her trembling pennant still looked back
to that dear Isle 'twas leaving. So loath we part from all we love,
from all the links that bind us; so turn our hearts as on we rove to those we've left behind us.
T, MOORE 1374
V Vertue, in price whom ancient sages had:
T. WYATT 1375
V thy fate unpitied and thy rites unpaid?
A. POPE BEAUTY T ET us use it whilst we may; L snatch those joys that haste away: earth her winter coat may cast and renew her beauty past; but, our winter come, in vain we solicit spring again; and when our furrows snow shall cover, love may return, but never lover.
R. FANSHAWE from Guarini 1377
HYLVS UI dormire paras, nocturna silentia noli y quaerere nec strepitum praetereuntis aquae:
nec volucrum, nec quos edit lyra tinnula cantus,
quaeque soporiferum grana papaver habet;
nec dape nec sumpto lumina conde mero:
1378 ADVERSITY THE TRUE TEST OF FRIENDSHIP
ALCUN non puo saper da chi sia amato,
L. ARIOSTO 1379
INCOGNITA NE TVRBENT
I nec te vestitûs cura cibique premat:
quid ferat hora boni crastina, quidve mali:
qui minimas vigili numine pascit aves, idem, crede, tibi praebebit rite rogatus,
quae tibi conveniet quamque mereris opem. 1380
COME, shepherds, follow me!
O take heed, come not nigh him!
and, lovers, dance with gladness-
so hold und schön und rein;