The sea shore, with other poems

Hitchins, 1810 - 175 Seiten

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Seite 155 - THESE, as they change, ALMIGHTY FATHER, these Are but the varied God. The rolling year Is full of THEE. Forth in the pleasing Spring THY beauty walks, THY tenderness and love. Wide flush the fields ; the softening air is balm ; Echo the mountains round ; the forest smiles ; And every sense, and every heart is joy. Then comes THY glory in the Summer months, With light and heat refulgent. Then THY sun...
Seite 49 - I see the right, and I approve it too ; Condemn the wrong, and yet the wrong pursue.
Seite 130 - Clarke, wrote of this factor : — "Tis vain for present fame to wish. Our persons first must be forgotten; For poets are like stinking fish, They never shine until they're rotten.
Seite 66 - Voracious worms, in busy volumes, range. Her dull, cold ear no more her Derwin heeds, No more her heart with kindred sorrow bleeds; Clos'd are those eyes that beam'd so bright before, To weep at Derwin's misery no more. Lo ! the wild youth his sad existence spurns, And o'er her grave, in suppliant sorrow, mourns ; From morn's first blush, 'till night's cimmerian reign, He sighs and weeps — but weeps and sighs in rain. Tho' oft around him sheeted spectres glide, Still droops he there, still flows...
Seite 37 - To stray in dark delusion. Such there are Who, madly trusting to its idle dreams, Would doubt th* existence of a pow'r divine, And shut out immortality from man. No ! tho...
Seite 64 - I) those matchless graces mine ? * As on thy form I bend my ardent eye, " Hope lights afresh the glowing torch of joy ; ** Then tell me, Mora ! tell me, ere we part, * When wilt thou calm the throbbings of my...
Seite 63 - O'er her lov'd form rich auburn tresses hung. And melting music dwelt upon her tongue. . , Her blushing cheeks the rose of health possess'd, And snowy whiteness grac'd her virgin breast ; Her virgin breast — more sweet than blossom'd spring. Mote soft than down that plumes the cygnet's wing. To climb the steep Tregare ; and, from its height, Transported, view th...
Seite 74 - With such base stigmas marks his name, " And, careless of a future state, . . • " Thus trifles with the shafts of fate. '. " But see, my friend ! the wine is out ! ." You'll wet the other eye, no doubt. " We well may sit a little later, " So bring another bottle, waiter...
Seite 39 - ... urbanity of his manners, his friendly disposition, his candour, and modest deportment, contribute not less to the comforts of private lift, ilimi bit pliilo.iophical researches to the public instruction and entertainment.
Seite 63 - DERWIN and MORA. [From the Ancient Cornish.] Derwin, the bold, awakes my plaintive song, Derwin from Goran's brave descendants sprung ; Like some brown mountain oak, that crowns the height, The stately, warrior aw'd th' astonish 'd sight, Whilst his big heart the shafts of fear withstood.

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