Songs of Life Volume 1; Selected from Many Sources, with Numerous Illustrations from Original Designs

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 Excerpt: ...art past, Everie nighte and alle, To Whinny-muir thou comest at last; And Christe receive thy mule' If ever thou gavest hosen and shoon, Everie nighte and alle, Sit thee down and put them on; And Vhriste receive thy mule! If hosen and shoon thou gavest nane. Everie nighte and alle, The whinnes shall prieke ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 Excerpt: ...art past, Everie nighte and alle, To Whinny-muir thou comest at last; And Christe receive thy mule' If ever thou gavest hosen and shoon, Everie nighte and alle, Sit thee down and put them on; And Vhriste receive thy mule! If hosen and shoon thou gavest nane. Everie nighte and alle, The whinnes shall prieke thee to the bare bane; And Christe receive thy mule! From Whinny-muir when thou mayst passe, Everie nighte and alle, To Brigg o' Dread thou comest at last; And Christe receive thy mule.' From Brigg o' Dread when thou mayst passe, Everie nighte and alle, SONG. To Purgatory fire thou comest at last; And Christe receive thy mule! If ever thou gavest meate or drinke, Everie nighte and alle, The fire shall never make thee shrinke: And Christe receive thy mule.' If meate or drinke thou gavest nane, Everie nighte and alle, The fire will burne thee to the bare bane; And Christe receive thy mule! This ae nighte, this ae nighte, Everie nighte and alle, Fire, and selte, and candle-lighte; And Christe receive thy mule! Anonymous. SONG. She sat and sang alway By the green margin of a stream, Watching the fishes leap and play Beneath the glad sunbeam. I sat and wept alway Beneath the moon's most shadowy beam, Watching the blossoms of the May Weep leaves into the stream. I wept for memory; She sang the hope that is so fair: My tears were swallowed by the sea; Her songs died on the air. Ohmstina G. Rossetti. THE CROWDED STREET. Let me move slowly through the street, Filled with an ever-shifting train, Amid the sound of steps that beat The murmuring walks like autumn rain. How fast the flitting figures come! The mild, the fierce, the stony face: Some bright with thoughtless smiles, and some Where secret tears have left their trace! They pass--to toil, to strife, to rest: ...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150596469
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 34
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.07 (d)

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