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Seite 193 - There's a bower of roses by Bendemeer's stream, And the nightingale sings round it all the day long ; In the time of my childhood 'twas like a sweet dream, To sit in the roses and hear the bird's song.
Seite 194 - twas like a sweet dream, To sit in the roses and hear the bird's song. That bower and its music I never forget, But oft when alone, in the bloom of the year, I think — is the nightingale singing there yet ? Are the roses still bright by the calm BENDEMEER...
Seite 194 - And a dew was distill'd from their flowers, that gave All the fragrance of summer, when summer was gone. Thus memory draws from delight, ere it dies, \ ".> An essence that breathes of it many a year...
Seite 163 - Firdaus rue zamtn ast — hamin ast to, hamin ast to, hamin ast (If there is a paradise on earth it is this, it is this, it is this).
Seite 166 - Having become weary of the society of my friends at Damascus, I set out for the wilderness of Jerusalem, and associated with the brutes, until I was made prisoner by the Franks, who set me to work along with Jews at digging in the fosse of Tripolis, till one of the principal men of Aleppo, between whom and myself a former intimacy had subsisted, passed that way and recognized me, and said, " What state is this ? and how are you living ?
Seite 167 - God! from the pains of hell." At length she gave vent to reproaches, and said, "Art thou not he whom my father purchased from the Franks
Seite 24 - though familiarised with the navigation of all the seas, shed " bitter tears, and had forgotten all his science. * * * For " myself, in this situation, with tears in my eyes I gave my" self up for lost. Through the effect of the stupor, and of " the profound sadness to which I began a prey, I remained, " like the sea, with my lips dry and my eyes moist.
Seite 245 - I know, I am Cyrus, who founded the empire of the Persians. Grudge me not therefore this little earth that covers my body.
Seite 174 - O give Love's sportful joys; Youth, and all that youth employs ; Wine like rubies bright, and red ; And the board with dainties spread ; Gay associates, fond to join In the cup of circling wine ! Give the handmaid's lip divine, Blushing deeper than her wine ; Minstrels vers'd in tuneful art ; And the friend that's next our heart ; With the valued, cheerful soul, Drainer of the brim-full bowl ! Give the nymph, that's tender, kindi Pure in heart, and pure in mind, n 2 As th...
Seite 188 - O joyous and gay is the New Year's Day, and in Shiraz most of all ; Even the stranger forgets his home, and becomes its willing thrall. O'er the garden's Egypt, Joseph-like, the fair red rose is King, And the Zephyr, e'en to the heart of the town, doth the scent of his raiment bring.