The comic annual (Google eBook)

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Hurst, Chance, and Co., 1830 - Gift books
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Page 15 - Those joyous hours are past away ; And many a heart, that then was gay, Within the tomb now darkly dwells, And hears no more those evening bells. And so 'twill be when I am gone ; That tuneful peal will still ring on, While...
Page 57 - Oh ! ever thus, from childhood's hour, I've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower, But 'twas the first to fade away. I never nursed a dear gazelle. To glad me with its soft black eye, But when it came to know me well, And love me, it was sure to die ! Now too the joy most like divine Of all I ever dreamt or knew.
Page 15 - d? How many tit bits stolen? Gaze With those bright languid segments green, and prick Those velvet ears but pr'ythee do not stick Thy latent talons in me and upraise Thy gentle mew and tell me all thy frays Of fish and mice, and rats and tender chick. Nay, look not down, nor lick thy dainty wrists...
Page 121 - OH ! NO ! we never mention her, Her name is never heard, My lips are now forbid to speak That once familiar word : From sport to sport they hurry me To banish my regret: And when they win a smile from me, They think that I forget.

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