The Poetical Work of Mrs. Felicia Hemans: The siege of Valencia (Google eBook)

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Evert Duyckinck, 1828 - English poetry
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Page 77 - E'en while with us thy footsteps trod, His seal was on thy brow. Dust to its narrow house beneath ! Soul to its place on high ! They that have seen thy look in death, No more may fear to die.
Page 216 - What a spell Was in those notes, with day's last glory dying On the flush'd waters seem'd they not to swell From the far dust, wherein my sires were lying With crucifix and sword ? Oh ! yet how clear Comes their reproachful sweetness to mine ear ! "Ora...
Page 24 - Had learned soft utterance ; pressed your lip to his, When fever parched it ; hushed his wayward cries, With patient, vigilant, never-wearied love ! No ! these are woman's tasks...
Page 24 - There is none, In all this cold and hollow world, no fount Of deep, strong, deathless love, save that within A mother's heart It is but pride, wherewith To his fair son the father's eye doth turn, Watching his growth.

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