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The Cheltenham mail bag; or, Letters from Gloucestershire [in verse] ed ...
William Henry Halpin
Volledige weergave - 1826
ACERBUS Adieu appear Author beam beauty Biddy bloom blushing bosom breath bright called charm Cheltenham cold comes cried dear Lord delight divine Dolly dream dull earth earthly endure eyes face fair fancy fashion feeling fire flame flowers forget genius gentle girl give glow gold grace hand head hear heard heart Heaven hence hope hour House kind King lately learned LETTER light live looks lover mind MISS Muse nature ne'er never o'er once past PETER play Poems poor praise present pure rapture round scarcely scene seek seems sense shed shine sighs SKETCH smile song soon soul sound sparkling spirit springs strain sweet tears tell thee things thou thought thro till told took true truth turn Whilst young
Pagina 57 - High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus, and of Ind ; Or where the gorgeous East, with richest hand, Show'rs on her kings barbaric pearl and gold...
Pagina 100 - This is a gift that I have, simple, simple; a foolish extravagant spirit, full of forms, figures, shapes, objects, ideas, apprehensions, motions, revolutions : these are begot in the ventricle of memory, nourished in the womb of pia mater, and delivered upon the mellowing of occasion : But the gilt is good in those in whom it is acute, and I am thankful for it.
Pagina 108 - The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report what my dream was.
Pagina 112 - Sunt geminae Somni portae; quarum altera fertur cornea, qua veris facilis datur exitus umbris, altera candenti perfecta nitens elephanto, 895 sed falsa ad caelum mittunt insomnia Manes.
Pagina 30 - twere vain to tell, But gaze on that of the Gazelle, It will assist thy fancy well, As large, as languishingly dark, But Soul beam'd forth in every spark...
Pagina 55 - Monarchies,'' it is laid down that " a Free monarchy is one in which the monarch is perfectly free to do as he pleases.
Pagina 52 - I have, not without a little envy, observed of late the style of some great ministers very much to exceed that of any other productions.
Pagina 94 - And as plump, aye as any Princess of the blood, Carved in stone, but a good imitation of wood ; — With her vest all in plaits — like some ancient costume Either Roman or Grecian, I fairly presume ; Tho...