Original Poems, on Various Occasions

Original Poems, on Various Occasions

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...we cannot tell, " But, as for Bayard, bring him here. " Bless thee for that," the plowman cried, At once both starting from' the seat, He stood a guardian by her side, Then step for step within his arm, She cheer'd him down the dcwy way; And no two birds upon the farm E'er prated with more joy than the)'. What news at home? The smile he wore One little sentence turn'd to sorrow; An order met him at the door, " Take Bayard to the dogs to-morrow." Die when he will he's not your debtor: ' I must obey, and he must die, --That's if I can't contrive it better. He left his Mary late at night, And had succeeded in the main, No sooner peep'd.the morning light But he was on the road again! Suppose she should refuse her hand? Such thoughts will come, I know not why; Shall I, without a wife or land, Vant an old horse? then wherefore buy? Perplex'd he trod the fallow ground, And told his money all the while And weigh'd the matter round and round. " I-ll borrow," that's the best thought yet; Mary shall save the horsc's life.---Kind-hearted wench! what, run in debt Before I know she'll be my wife 3 These women wo'nt speak plain and free.---V"ell, well, I'll keep my service still; She has not said she'd.marry me, But yet I dare to say she will'. But while I take this shay-brain'd course, And like a. fool run to and fro, Master, perhaps, may sell the horse! Therefore this instant home I'll go. The nightly rains had drcnch'd the grove, He plung'd right on with headlong pace; A man but half as much in love Perhaps had found a cleaner place. The day rose fair; with team a-field, He watch'd the...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884582
  • 9781236884589