The Works of Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe

The Works of Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe

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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. 1796 edition. Excerpt: ... eternal force the heav'uly fire Shall to its bright original aspire. Soutoqur. XII. Dance on, ye hours, on soft anddowny-.feet! Roll swift, thou ling'rin sun, and.let us meet!' Come, ye blest moments, with a sprightly grace: Let the gay period show its smiling face! What is the day? what is its useless light, Unless it shews me that transporting sight? No beauteous object smiles below the skies, To charm my thought, and fix my longing eyes; Celestial excellence my eyes inspires, 'And kindles in my breast immortal fires. Thou bright, unrival'd object of my love, To thee alone my soft allections move; Thine are my rising hopes, my purest fires, llly noblest wishes, and sublime desires. Sotmoquv XIII. Ye happy minds, that free from mortal chains, Possess the realms where boundless pleasure reigns, Thabfeel the force of those immortal fires, And reach the bliss to which my soul aspires; Who meet, unveil'd, that radiant Majesty, . Of which, to gain one transient glance, I'd die; I charge you, by the boundless joys you feel, My tender cares to my Beloved tell 3 Make all th' aspiring inclination known, In such high strains as you describe your own; In such exalted numbers as explain The sacred flames which in your bosoms reign; When all the heights of ecstacy you prove, And breathe the raptures of immortal love-O tell the glorious object, whom I prize Beyorid the chearful light that meets mine-eyes, Beyond my friend. or any dearer name, '. Beyond the breath that feeds this vital frame; Beyond whate'er is charming here below, Beyond the brightest joys that mortals know, Beyond all these, 0 tell him that love l Tell him what anguishfor his sake I prove; Tell him how long the hours of his delay, more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236828402
  • 9781236828408