The Modern Monitor; Or, Flyn's Speculations

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William Flyn, 1771 - 297 էջ
 

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Էջ 205 - Flowers of all hue, and without thorn the rose : Another side, umbrageous grots and caves Of cool recess, o'er which the mantling vine Lays forth her purple grape, and gently creeps Luxuriant; meanwhile murmuring waters fall Down the slope hills, dispersed, or in a lake, That to the fringed bank with myrtle crown'd Her crystal mirror holds, unite their streams.
Էջ 65 - Canft thou not minifter to a mind difeas'd ; Pluck from the memory a rooted forrow ; Raze out the written troubles of the brain ; And, with fome fweet oblivious antidote, Cleanfe the ftuff'd bofom of that perilous ftuff. Which weighs upon the heart ? DOCT.
Էջ 202 - The balmy spirit of the western gale Eternal breathes on fruits untaught to fail ; Each dropping pear a following pear supplies, On apples apples, figs on figs arise ; The same mild season gives the blooms to blow, The buds to harden and the fruits to grow. Here order'd vines in equal ranks appear, With all th...
Էջ 209 - Ne suffred storme nor frost on them to fall, Their tender buds or leaves to violate, Nor scorching heat, nor cold intemperate, T...
Էջ 205 - Thus was this place A happy rural seat of various view ; Groves whose rich trees wept odorous gums and balm, Others whose fruit, burnish'd with golden rind, Hung amiable, Hesperian fables true, If true, here only, and of delicious taste : Betwixt them lawns, or level downs, and flocks Grazing the tender herb, were interpos'd...
Էջ 208 - Araby the bleft j with fuch delay Well pleas'd they flack their courfe, and many a league Chear'd with the grateful fmell old Ocean fmiles...
Էջ 202 - The red'ning apple ripens here to gold. Here the blue fig with luscious juice o'erflows, With deeper red the full pomegranate glows, The branch here bends beneath the weighty pear, And verdant olives flourish round the year. The balmy spirit of the...
Էջ 202 - Four acres was the' allotted space of ground, Fenced with a green enclosure all around : Tall thriving trees confess'd the fruitful mould ; The reddening apple ripens here to gold : Here the blue fig with luscious juice o'erflows, With deeper red the full pomegranate glows, The branch here bends beneath the weighty pear, And verdant olives flourish round the year.
Էջ 281 - Breaft is open laid, And while the Head's intent, the Heart's betray'd. Then, bafe Defire of Gain, then, Rage appears, Quarrels and Brawls arife, and anxious Fears ; Then, Clamours and Revilings reach the Sky, While lofing Gamefters all the Gods defie.
Էջ 210 - Was gather'd, which coft Ceres all that pain To feek her through the world ; nor that fweet grove Of Daphne by Orontes, and th...

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