This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...were slighted, And we all of us talked at a time; And in tones, which each moment grew louder, Told how we should dress for the ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...were slighted, And we all of us talked at a time; And in tones, which each moment grew louder, Told how we should dress for the show, And where we should fasten the powder, 95 And if we should bellow or no. Thus from subject to subject we ran, And the journey passed pleasantly o'er, Till at last Dr. Humdrum began; From that time I remember no more. i At Ware0 he commenced his prelection In the dullest of clerical drones; And when next I regained recollection We were rumbling o'ei-Trumpington0 stones. SONG 1827 Oh, stay, Madonna! stay; 'Tis not the dawn of day That marks the skies with yonder opal streak: The stars in silence shine; Then press thy lips to mine, j And rest upon my neck thy fervid cheek. Oh, sleep, Madonna! sleep; Leave me to watch and weep O'er the sad memory of departed joys, O'er hope's extinguished beam, to O'er fancy's vanished dream, O'er all that nature gives and man destroys. Oh, wake, Madonna! wake; Even now the purple lake Is dappled o'er with amber flakes of light; 15 A glow is on the hill; And every trickling rill In golden threads leaps down from yonder height. Oh, fly, Madonna! fly, Lest day and envy spy What only love and night may safely know Fly, and tread softly, dear! Lest those who hate us hear The sounds of thy light footsteps as they go. THE DELIVERANCE OF VIENNA Translated Fuom Vjncknzio -a Fjlicaia (Published in the " Winter-s Wreath," Lieerpool, 1828) "Le corde d'oro elette," &c. The chords, the sacred chords of gold, Strike, 0 Muse in measure bold; And frame a sparkling wreath of joyous songs For that great God to whom revenge belongs. Who shall resist his might, Who marshals for the fight Earthquake and thunder, hurricane and flame? He smote the haughty race Of unbelieving Thrace0, And turned their...Read Less
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