The maiden wife or, The heiress of De Courcey


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Página 27 - Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy shapes possess, As thick and numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams, Or likest hovering dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus
Página 27 - Sport that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides. Come, and trip it as you go On the light fantastic toe...
Página 10 - FAR in the windings of a vale, Fast by a sheltering wood, The safe retreat of Health and Peace, A humble cottage stood.
Página 3 - Prithee, my love. The winds ! hark how they whistle! And the rain beats: oh, how the weather shrinks me!
Página 39 - For oh ! pale sickness warns thy friend away ; For me no more the vernal roses bloom ! I see stern Fate his ebon wand display ; And point the wither'd regions of the tomb. Then the keen anguish from thine eye shall start, Sad as thou follow'st my untimely bier ; " Fool that 1 was — if friends so soon must part, To let suspicion intermix a fear!
Página 116 - ... know no love? Ah! rather let me keep this hapless flame, Adieu! false honour, unavailing fame! Nor your harsh rules, but tender love supplies The streams that gush from my despairing eyes; I feel the traitor melt about my heart, And thro' my veins with treach'rous influence dart; Inspire me, heav'n!
Página 24 - By fame, all covered o'er with ears and eyes, Learns the fond tale, and spreads it as she flies, Nor spreads A-IONE, but alters, adds, defames.

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