A Collection of Poems in Four Volumes Volume 3

A Collection of Poems in Four Volumes Volume 3

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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. 1783 edition. Excerpt: ...led % Fair types of long succeeding years of joy) She twin'd the votive wreath at Hymen's shrine, So soon to fade and die? Yet O! reflect, Chaste partner of his lise! you ne'er deplor'd His alienated heart; (disastrous state!' Condition worse than death!) the sacred torch Burnt to the last its unremitted sires'. No painful self-reproach hast thou to seel; The conscious thought of every duty paid. This sweet reflection shall support thy mind: Be this thy comfort. Turn thine eyes awhile, Nor with that liseless picture seed thy woe: Turn yet thine eyes; see how they eourt thy smiles; Those infant pledges of connubial joy I Dwell on their looks; and trace his image there. And O! since Heaven, in pity to thy loss, For thee one future blessing has in store, Cherish that tender i hope.--Hear Reason's voice; Hush'd be the storm6 that vex thy troubled breast, And angels guard thee in the hour of pain! Accept this ardent prayer; a Muse forgive, Whe for thy sorrows draws the pensive sigh, Who seels thy grief. Though erst in frolic hour c At the marriage of the Marquis, his lady was attended by three other ladies, habited like the Graces, and bearing a wreath of flower to the altar. 'The Marchioness was then in her pregnancy. M 3 She She tun'd her comic rhymes to mirth and joy -, Unskill'd (I ween) in lofty verse, unus'd To plaintive strains, yet by loft Pity led, Trembling revisits the Pierian vale; There culls each fragrant flower to deck the tomb Where generous Russel lies. THE PLEASURES OF CONTEMPLATION. BY MRS. DARWAL, FORMERLY MISS WHATELY. OUEEN of the halcyon breast, and heavenward eye, Sweet Contemplation, with thy ray benign Light my lone passage through this vale of life, And raise the siege of Care! This lilent hour To thee is sacred, when...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236562380
  • 9781236562388