The highland castle, and the lowland cottage, Volumen2

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Página 61 - Nae langer she wept^— her tears were a' spent,— Despair it was come, and she thought it content; She thought it content, but her cheek it grew pale, And she droop'd, like a lily broke down by the hail.
Página 94 - your turf, your flowers among,' I wove your blue-bells into garlands wild, And woke your echoes with my artless song. Ah! hills beloved! — your turf, your flowers remain; But can they peace to this sad breast restore, For one poor moment soothe the sense of pain, And teach a breaking heart to throb no more? And you, Aruna! — in the vale below...
Página 2 - dust to dust" the mourner cries. O from thy kindred early torn, And to thy grave untimely borne, Vanished for ever from my view, Thou sister of my soul, adieu ! Fair with my first ideas twined, Thine image oft will meet my mind ; And, while remembrance brings thee near, Affection sad will drop a tear. How oft does sorrow bend the...
Página 130 - Death's black and stormy gulph you brave, And ride exulting on the wave; Deem thrones but trifles all ! — no more — Nor send one wishful look to shore. For foreign ports and lands unknown, Thus the firm sailor leaves his own ; Obedient to the rising gale, Unmoors his bark, and spreads his sail ; Defies the ocean, and the wind, Nor mourns the joys he leaves behind.
Página 2 - A clod amid the valley lies, And "dust to dust" the mourner cries. O from thy kindred early torn, And to thy grave untimely borne ! Vanish'd for ever from my view, Thou sister of my soul, adieu ! Fair with my first ideas...
Página 75 - Of friends expected, or returning love. The pensive wanderer bless'd, to whom reflection Points out some future views that soothe his mind; Me how unlike! — whom cruel recollection But tells of comfort I shall never find! Hope, that on Nature's youth is still attending, No more to me her syren song shall sing; Never to me her influence extending, Shall I again enjoy the days of Spring! Yet, how I loved them once these scenes remind me, When light of heart, in childhood's thoughtless mirth, I reck'd...
Página 21 - ... and general concern. Dr. Delany's next publication was not till 1748, and that was only a sixpenny pamphlet. It was entitled " An Essay towards evidencing the divine original of Tythes," and had at first been drawn up, and probably preached as a sermon. The text, rather a singular one, was the tenth commandment, which forbids us to covet any thing that is our neighbour's ; and it required some ingenuity to deduce the divine original of tithes from that particular prohibition.
Página 193 - Hermes the virtues as it gives them birth, Exalting and ennobling every aim, Making, hy kindly glow, two souls the same.
Página 197 - ... forget that we were not twin-born, the offspring of the same parents?

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