Brittische Blumenlese Aus Altern Und Neuern Dichtern

Brittische Blumenlese Aus Altern Und Neuern Dichtern

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...' ' ' The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pop, _ The playful children just let loose from school;-And the loud. laugh that spoke the, vacant mind; These all in sweet confusion sought the shade, ' ' As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and"midway leaves'the storm, .Thou'g_h round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside you straggling ifenbef' that skirts" the way, There, in his noisy _mans'ion, skill'd to rule, The village-master taught his little school;.A man severe he was, and stem to view, ', I Reprieve the tott'ring mansion from its fall! Obscure it sinks, nor shall it more impart _, An hour'si'importance to the poor man's heart; ', Thither no 'more the peasant shall repair, "i V I To sweet oblivion of his daily care: No more the farmer's news, the barbcr's tale, -. No more the woodman' -ballad shall prevail; _-i i No more the smith his dusky brow shall 'clear, The host himself no longer shall be-found' Careful to see the mantling bliss go round; Nor the coy'9 maid, half willing, to belprest, Shall kiss the cup to pass itrto the rest-Yes! let, the rich deride', the proud disdain These simple blessings of the lowly train, To me more dear, congenial to my heart, ', .-. ' One native charm, thanall the gloss of art, ' Spontaneous joys, where Nature has its play, . I, The soul adopts, and owns itheir'first-born sway; With all the_frealis5 0F wanton wealth array'd, In these, ere trifiers" half their wish obtain, The toiling pleasure sickens into pain; And, even while fashionls brightest arts decoy3', The hcjart dis_trusting_ asks, if this be...
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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236811372
  • 9781236811370