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Disparked my parks, and felled my forest woods ;
To show the world I am a gentleman.
SHAKSPEARE A WITTY COMEDY.
195. Delay leads impotent and snail-paced beggary :
Then fiery expedition be my wing. King Richard 3rd–Act 4, Sc. 3.
SHAKSPEARE. A NARROW ROOM.
196. I shall be loved when I am lacked. Coriolanus-Act 4, Sc. 1.
A NEW FORT.
By so much fills their hearts with deadly hate.
SHAKSPEARE A WEIGHTY CANNON.
198. We should be pleased that things are so,
Who do for nothing see the show. The Spleen.
199. Within this awful volume lies
The mystery of mysteries,-
Than read to doubt or read to scorn.
200. My task is done my song hath ceased theme
Has died into an echo; it is fit
Less palpably before me and the glow
Farewell ! a word that must be, and hath been
Farewell! with him alone may rest the pain,
Order of Shakspeare's Plays. 1. The Tempest, 2. Two Gentlemen of Verona, 3. Merry Wives of Windsor, 4. Twelfth Night, or What you Will, 5. Measure for Measure, 6. Much Ado about Nothing, 7. Midsummer Night's Dream, 8. Love's Labor's Lost, 9. Merchant of Venice, 10. As You Like It, 11. All's Well that ends Well, 12. Taming of the Shrew, 13. Winter's Tale, 14. Comedy of Errors, 15. Macbeth, 16. King John, 17. King Richard Second 18. King Henry Fourth-First Part, 19. King Henry Fourth-Second Part, 20. King Henry Fifth, 21. King Henry Sixth-First Part, 22. King Henry Sixth--Second Part, 23. King Henry Sixth-Third Part, 24. King Richard Third, 25. King Henry Eighth, 26. Troilus and Cressida, 27. Timon of Athens, 28. Coriolanus, 29. Julius Cæsar, 30. Antony and Cleopatra, 31. Cymbeline, 32. Titus Andronicus, 33. Pericles, Prince of Tyre, 34. King Lear, 35. Romeo and Juliet, 36. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 37. Othello, Moor of Venice,
GEEHALE-AN INDIAN LAMENT.
BY HENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT.
1. The blackbird is singing on Michigan's shore, 2. As sweetly and gayly as ever before; 3. For he knows to his mate he at pleasure can hie, 4. And the dear little brood she is teaching to fly. 5. The sun looks as ruddy, and rises as bright, 6. And reflects o'er the mountains as beamy a light, 7. As it ever reflected, or ever expressed, 8. When my skies were the bluest, my dreams were the best. 9. The fox and the panther, both beasts of the night, 10. Retire to their dens on the gleaming of light, 11. And they spring with a free and a sorrowless track, 12. For they know that their mates are expecting them back 13. Each bird and each beast, it is blest in degree : 14. All nature is cheerful, all happy, but me. 15. I will go to my tent, and lie down in despair; 16. I will paint me with black, and will sever my hair ; 17. I will sit on the shore where the hurricane blows, 18. And reveal to the god of the tempest my woes ; 19. I will weep for a season, on bitterness fed, 20. For
kindred are gone to the hills of the dead:
21. But they died not by hunger, or lingering decay; 22. The steel of the white man hath swept
away. 23. This snake-skin, that once I so sacredly wore, 24. I will toss, with disdain, to the storm-beaten shore; 25. Its charms I no longer obey or invoke, 26. Its spirit hath left me, its spell is now broke. 27. I will raise up my voice to the source of the light; 28. I will dream on the wings of the bluebird at night; 29. I will speak to the spirits that whisper in leaves, 30. And that minister balm to the bosom that grieves ; 31. And will take a new Manito—such as shall seem 32. To be kind and propitious in every dream. . 33. O, then I shall banish these cankering sighs, 34. And tears shall no longer gush salt from my eyes ; 35. I shall wash from
cloud-colored stain ; 36. Red-red shall alone on my visage remain ! 37. I will dig up my hatchet, and bend my oak bow; 38. By night and by day, I will follow the foe; 39. Nor lakes shall impede me, nor mountains, nor snows; 40. His blood can alone give my spirit repose. 41. They came to my cabin when heaven was black; 42. I heard not their coming, I knew not their track; 43. But I saw, by the light of their blazing fuzees, 44. They were people engender'd beyond the big seas. 45. My wife and
spare me the tale! 46. For who is there left that is kin to GEEHALE?