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The Works of Mrs. Hemans Volume 6; With a Memoir of Her Life

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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. 1857 Excerpt: ...angle would rejoice; And angle on, and beg to have A quiet passage to a welcome grave." Isaac Walton. Thou that hast loved so long and well The vale's deep quiet streams, Where the pure water-lilies dwell, Shedding forth tender gleams; And o'er the pool the May-fly's wing Glances in golden eves of spring. ...
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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. 1857 Excerpt: ...angle would rejoice; And angle on, and beg to have A quiet passage to a welcome grave." Isaac Walton. Thou that hast loved so long and well The vale's deep quiet streams, Where the pure water-lilies dwell, Shedding forth tender gleams; And o'er the pool the May-fly's wing Glances in golden eves of spring. Oh! lone and lovely haunts are thine, Soft, soft the river flows, Wearing the shadow of thy line, The gloom of alder-boughs; This, and the following poem, were originally written for work entitled Death's Doings, edited by Mr Alaric Watts. THE ANGLER. 155 And in the midst, a richer hue, One gliding vein of heaven's own blue. And there but low sweet sounds are heard--The whisper of the reed, The plashing trout, the rustling bird, The scythe upon the mead: Yet, through the murmuring osiers near, There steals a step which mortals fear. 'Tis not the stag, that comes to lave At noon his panting breast; 'Tis not the bittern, by the wave Seeking her sedgy nest; The air is fill'd with summer's breath, The young flowers laugh--yet look! 'tis death! But if, where silvery currents rove, Thy heart, grown still and sage, Hath learn'd to read the words of love That shine o'er nature's page; If holy thoughts thy guest have been, Under the shade of willows green; Then, lover of the silent hour, By deep lone waters past, Thence hast thou drawn a faith, a power, To cheer thee through the last; And, wont on brighter worlds to dwell, May'st calmly bid thy streams farewell. DEATH AND THE WARRIOR. "Ay, warrior, arm! and wear thy plume On a proud and fearless brow! I am the lord of the lonely tomb, And a mightier one than thou! "Bid thy soul's love farewell, young chief--Bid her a long farewell! Like the morning's dew shall pass that grief--Thou comest with me to ...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781150736728
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 70
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.15 (d)

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