The Lark. Containing a Collection of Above Four Hundred and Seventy Celebrated English and Scotch Songs

The Lark. Containing a Collection of Above Four Hundred and Seventy Celebrated English and Scotch Songs

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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. 1742 edition. Excerpt: ... rhou'rt now too sull of Pride, I warrant. To stir a Step on Strephan't Errand. Yet, prithee, sweetfincere Backbitar, To Chloe go, that false Delighter; S., ., Go hide thy self within her Bodice, And make her own sh: is no Goddess. S. Tell her the Shasts of Cupid's Quiver So from her Eyes have piercM my Liver; S. And when she holds thee 'twixt her Finget', Say thus your Love-sick Strephm lingers. S, SONG CXC1V. 'Tis.tbee 1 love. V 'I'IIS thee I love, j. I'll constant prove l Yon are the Charmer of my Heart;.; ' Dear-st believe me, -I'll ne'er deceive thee, From Chine bright I ne'er can part... Ruin'd! Lords and Commons all, From St. Janus's to Guildhall. SONG CCIII. Sooner than Til, Sec SOoner than I'll my Love forego," And lose the Man I prize; I'll bravely combat ev'ry Woe, Or sall a Sacrisice. Nor Bolts nor Bars shall me conrroul, I Death and Danger dare: S. Restraint but sires the active Soul, 5. And urges sierce Despair, S. 'she Window now shall be my Gate, I'll either sall or slie; Before I'll live with h;m I hate, S. For him I love, 1'll die. 5.... SONG CCIV. Return, return, Sec. 1 Eturn, return, my lovely Nymph, t For Summer's Pleasures new will sade: The trembling Leaves begin to drop, All Nature seems as is decay'd. Th' harmonious Nightingale's retir'd, Th' Approach os wint'ry Nights to mourn; The Lark sorgets to mount the Sky; Ah! lovely Calia, quick return. The blushing Rose's Charms decay, The Lily droops its lovely Head: Sweet winding Thamei begins to swell, And visit th' unsrequented Mead. The Shepherd's Pipe neglected lies, The Vallies now no more delight: Soft pleasing Scenes os Country Lise Have taken too their annual Flight. SONG CCV. Ranging the Plain, Sec. RAnging the Plain one Summer's Nights To pass a vacant Hour, more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123654885X
  • 9781236548856