The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for 1801-11 Volume 7

The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for 1801-11 Volume 7

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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. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ... EPIGRAM. ON SEEING VENONI, OR THE NOVJCE OF ST. MARK'S. 'Tis madness all! here Monk and Nun, In sad confusion jostle, The play is christen'd too, for fun, After the wrong Apostle. Dear Lewis, list to my remarks, Correct the press, adzooks! And for the Novice of St. Mark's, Read--Novice of St. Luke's! THE FAVOURITE BLACKBIRD OF CABIN-HILL. TO M. M. BY DR. JDRENNAW. The Heraiit Bird, with yellow bill, And plumes of darkest hue; In the lov'd haunt of Cabin-Hill, Prepares his note for You. Sweet note! that link'd to Nature's charmi, The Heart to Nature draws; Suspended the vain world's alarms In its melodious pause! " I court the silence of retreat, " Conceal'd in thickest wood; " More strongly love, and sing more sweet, " From sense of solitude. " Across the garden walk I spring " So social, yet so shy, ' And the quick shudder of the wing " Now tells my inward joy. " My welcome to the dawning light " Shall soon be heard by thee 'r " And at the fall of dewy night, " My Hymn to Liberty. " O for one burst of noble rage " Which tyrants might appal, " That Birds and Men could break their cage, ' And live at Nature's call! " The prison'd man, the prison'd note, " In sad effect combin'd: " All tuneless grows the vocal throat, " And music of the mind. " But wood-notes wild I careless fling, " Attach the virtuous ear; " They harbinger the warmth of spring, " They wake the torpid.year. " On them the pensive pleasures hang, " When other songsters close; " And e'en o'er Mcm'ry's sharpest pang, " A soft oblivion throws. " Departed worth shall mix and blend " With every tender tone, " And scenes that call the buried...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236626664
  • 9781236626660