Lyrics Volume 3

Lyrics 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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...is thy fame: I hear thy name spoken, And share in its shame.. 1 They name thee before me, A knell to mine ear; A shudder comes o'er me--Why wert thou so dear? They know not I knew thee. Who knew thee too well: Long, long shall I rue thee, Too deeply to tell. 24 In secret we met--In silence I grieve, That thy heart could forget, Thy spirit deceive. If I should meet thee After long years, How should I greet thee?--With silence and tears. 32 1816. Lord Byron. SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that 's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellow'd to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies. 6 How Delicious is the Winning One shade the more, one ray the less, Had half impair'd the nameless grace Which waves in every raven tress, Or softly lightens o'er her face; Where thoughts serenely sweet express How pure, how dear their dwelling-place. 12 And on that cheek, and o'er that brow, So soft, so calm, yet eloquent, The smiles that win, the tints that glow, But tell of days in goodness spent, A mind at peace with all below, A heart whose love is innocent! 18 18i5. Lord Byron. HOW DELICIOUS IS THE WINNING How delicious is the winning Of a kiss at Love's beginning, When two mutual hearts are sighing For the knot there 's no untying! 4 Yet remember, 'midst your wooing, Love has bliss, but Love has ruing; Other smiles may make you fickle, Tears for other charms may trickle. 8 Love he comes, and Love he tarries, Just as fate or fancy carries; Longest stays, when sorest chidden; Laughs and flies, when press'd and bidden.I2 Bind the sea to slumber stilly, Bind its odour to the lily, Bind the aspen ne'er to quiver, Then bind Love to last for ever! 16 Love's a...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236660625
  • 9781236660626