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Էջ 135 - The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er...
Էջ 208 - And let me the canakin clink, clink; And let me the canakin clink A soldier's a man; A life's but a span; Why, then, let a soldier drink.
Էջ 316 - Hush'd were his Gertrude's lips ! but still their bland And beautiful expression seem'd to melt With love that could not die ! and still his hand She presses to the heart no more that felt.
Էջ 106 - So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head.
Էջ 329 - No vernal blooms their torpid rocks array, But winter lingering chills the lap of May ; No zephyr fondly sues the mountain's breast, But meteors glare, and stormy glooms invest.
Էջ 381 - The wind did blow, the cloak did fly Like streamer long and gay, Till loop and button failing both, At last it flew away.
Էջ 190 - To fold his fingers, all in dread the while, Till Mister Ashford soften'd to a smile ; No more that meek and suppliant look in prayer, Nor the pure faith (to give it force), are there : — But he is blest, and I lament no more-] A wise good man contented to be poor.
Էջ 284 - I see a Johnny Birch come out of he grave — Johnny walk afore he buried." " Ah ! then he must have led an evil life indeed," said Hollister ; " the blessed in spirit lie quiet until the general muster, but wickedness disturbs the soul in this life as well as in that which is to come.