The Lazy Minstrel

The Lazy Minstrel

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... pane with my knuckle--For here is the Sun! What portents of pleasure I fancy Return with these bright sunny rays! What visions of lazing I can see, Of languorous, sweet Summer days; Of yachting and sea-side diversions, And getting as brown as a bun: Of rambles and Alpine excursions--For here is the Sun! I think of long days at lawn-tennis, Of dreams in my bass-wood canoe, Of gondola-lounging at Venice, And skies sempitemally blue! I muse o'er the pleasures of playtime, Of laziness, laughter, and fun; Of lime-scented zephyrs and haytime--But where is the Sun? Sun retires behind clouds, rain patters on the pane, and the Lazy One goes to bed. PEARL. PEARL. PEARL, O Pearl! Naught but a lissom English girl, So sweet and simple; jjaughtbut the charm of golden curl, Of blush and dimple--Pearl, O Pearl! Sweet, ah, sweet! if is pleasant lolling at your feet In summer playtime; Ah, how the moments quickly fleet In sunny hay-time--Sweet, ah, sweet! Dream, ah, dream! The sedges sing by swirling stream A lovely brief song; The poplars chant in sunny gleam A lulling leaf-song--Dream, ah, dream! PEARL. 117 Stay, O stay! We cannot dream all through the day, Demure and doubtful; When shines the sun we must make hay, When lips are poutful--Stay, O stay! A NUTSHELL NOVEL. A NUTSHELL NOVEL. Vol. I. AWINNING wile, A sunny smile, A feather: A tiny talk, A pleasant walk, Together I VOL. II. A little doubt, A playful pout, Capricious: A merry miss, A stolen kiss, Delicious t! VOL. III. You ask mama, Consult papa, With pleasure: And both repent, This rash event, At leisure I!! THE PINK OF PERFECTION. / With manly step and stalwart stride. The Minstrel paced the fier at Ryde! And as he shook those hoary locks, He gazed upon the pink, pink frocks I WITH frocks and their...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236649249
  • 9781236649249