The Heir of Redclyffe

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John W. Parker and Son, 1854 - 524 pagina's
 

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Pagina 105 - Ah ! County Guy, the hour is nigh, The sun has left the lea, The orange-flower perfumes the bower, The breeze is on the sea. The lark, his lay who thrill'd all day, Sits hush'd his partner nigh ; Breeze, bird, and flower confess the hour, But where is County Guy? The village maid steals through the shade Her shepherd's suit to hear ; To Beauty shy, by lattice high...
Pagina 379 - Weep ye not for the dead, neither bemoan him : but weep sore for him that goeth away : for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.
Pagina 250 - Upon its midnight battle-ground The spectral camp is seen, And, with a sorrowful, deep sound, Flows the River of Life between. No other voice, nor sound is there, In the army of the grave ; No other challenge breaks the air, But the rushing of Life's wave. And, when the solemn and deep church-bell Entreats the soul to pray, The midnight phantoms feel the spell, The shadows sweep away. Down the broad Vale of Tears afar The spectral camp is fled ; Faith shineth as a morning star, Our ghastly fears...
Pagina 328 - Not that he may not here Taste of the cheer ; But as birds drink, and straight lift up their head, So must he sip, and think Of better drink He may attain to after he is dead.
Pagina 525 - Varronianus. A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Ethnography of Ancient Italy, and to the Philological Study of the Latin Language. By the late JW DONALDSON, DD Third Edition, revised and considerably enlarged. 8vo. 16*.
Pagina 158 - Gather, then, each flower that grows, When the young heart overflows, To embalm that tent of snows. Bear a lily in thy hand; Gates of brass cannot withstand...
Pagina 58 - Do not let us lie at all. Do not think of one falsity as harmless, and another as slight, and another as unintended. Cast them all aside : they may be light and accidental ; but they are an ugly soot from the smoke of the pit, for 11 that ; and it is better that our hearts should be swept clean of them, without over care as to which is largest or blackest.
Pagina 75 - Dark tree, still sad when others' grief is fled, The only constant mourner o'er the dead i The steed is vanish'd from the stall No serf is seen in Hassan's hall ; The lonely spider's thin grey pall Waves slowly widening o'er the wall ; The bat builds in his haram bower ; And in the fortress of his power The owl usurps the beacon-tower ; The...
Pagina 525 - Varronianus; a Critical and Historical Introduction to the Ethnography of Ancient Italy, and the Philological Study of the Latin Language. By JW DONALDSON, DD, Head Master of Bury School.

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