College Rhymes Volume 5

College Rhymes Volume 5

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...try to mention: There's Palmcrston and Derby, Aristotle, Johnson, Garrick, And Cicero and Plato, 'mongst whom never will be Yorick. Chorus: You will see, &c. epigram. HAT time of day was Adam born? Colenso won't believe When I assert 'twas afternoon A little before Eve! YORICK. (BURNS.) WRIGHT ran thy line, 0 Galloway, Through many a far-famed sire: So ran the far-famed lloman way: So ended in a mire. "JOjONTICE, per proavos perque inclyta nomina patrum Hsec tibi deducta est linea clara diu: Sic via deducta est Bomanis inclyta fabris, Sic in limoso desiit ilia lacu. LLEN my own love, Ellen my dear, ' The cry of my heart is, ' Would thou wert here." I whisper aloud and I sigh to my heart, " Ah! cruel the distance that keeps us apart." Yet why should I ever, for ever sigh after The music that still in my fancy I hear, The tones of thy voice and the ring of thy laughter, Ellen my own love, Ellen my dear? Yet I wear at my heart, my dear, my dear, A circlet, a ringlet of rich brown hair; And a likeness fixed in my fancy lies Of a sweet young face with loving eyes. And I know that there stole from under those shy lids, The day of our parting, a heautiful tear, And that love lay hidden behind those eyelids, Ellen my own love, Ellen my dear. But the winter is going, my dear, my dear, And the crocuses wake and appear, And draw from under the frozen mould Delicate mantles of green and gold; And oh! by thy vow thou art mine in the summer, When the roses are red in the heart of the year; When the lily sways down with the bee, that wild hummer, Ellen my own love, Ellen my dear. fjTSIBTJR, thy Argive founder's rest, Be too the rest of my old age! The home of one storm-tost, way-worn, Weary of war. "Whence if the unjust Fates debar, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236619668
  • 9781236619662