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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...
Volledige weergave - 1793
appear bard beauty behold beneath breath bright callid cares court deep earth eaſe ev'ry face fair fall fame fate fing fire firſt flow fool foul ftill give gods grace grave groves hand head hear heart Heaven hills hope hour human kind kings labour laſt laws light live look Lord mighty mind moſt Muſe muſt Nature never night o'er once pain peace plains pleaſe pleaſure poets pow'r praiſe pride proud rage riſe round ſee ſenſe ſhades ſhall ſhe ſhould ſoft ſome ſong ſoul ſtill ſtream ſuch ſweet tender thee theſe thine things thoſe thou thought thro toil train true truth verſe vice virtue waves whoſe wild wretch write youth
Pagina 29 - Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he?
Pagina 55 - But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the same, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er the moor To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily mother sees the conscious flame Sparkle in Jenny's e'e, and flush her cheek : Wi...
Pagina 22 - I said; Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead. The Dog-star rages! nay 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out: Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land.
Pagina 2 - Though restless still themselves, a lulling murmur made. Joined to the prattle of the purling rills, Were heard the lowing herds along the vale, And flocks loud-bleating from the distant hills, And vacant shepherds piping in the dale : And now and then sweet Philomel would wail, Or stock-doves...
Pagina 24 - Furies, death and rage!" If I approve, "Commend it to the stage.
Pagina 59 - An honest man's the noblest work of God;' And certes, in fair virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind; What is a lordling's pomp? a cumbrous load, Disguising oft the wretch of human kind, Studied in arts of hell, in wickedness refin'd!
Pagina 13 - As when a shepherd of the Hebrid Isles*, Placed far amid the melancholy main, (Whether it be lone fancy him beguiles ; Or that aerial beings sometimes deign To stand embodied, to our senses plain) Sees on the naked hill, or valley low, The whilst in ocean Phoebus dips his wain, A vast assembly moving to and fro: Then all at once in air dissolves the wondrous show.
Pagina 36 - Bestia's from the throne. Born to no pride, inheriting no strife, Nor marrying discord in a noble wife, Stranger to civil and religious rage, The good man walk'd innoxious through his age. No courts he saw, no suits would ever try, Nor dar'd an oath, nor hazarded a lie.