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Page 299 - She dwelt among the untrodden ways Beside the springs of Dove, A Maid whom there were none to praise And very few to love : A violet by a mossy stone Half hidden from the eye! Fair as a star, when only one Is shining in the sky.
Page 1 - HAPPY the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees in summer yield him shade, In winter fire.
Page 210 - But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure? Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail...
Page 191 - And blushed and smiled the tale to hear, Poured from her dark-eyed cavalier ; And yet, I too must moralize, Albeit with gentler sympathies, Of all my own fond heart can tell Of love's despair, and love's farewell, — Its many miseries ; — its tears, Like lava, not like dew ; — its fears, That make hope painful ; — then its trust, So often trampled in the dust ; — Neglected, blighted, and betrayed, A sorrow and a mockery made ! Then change and adverse fortune, all That binds and keeps sweet...
Page 19 - give me to drink mandragora, " That I may sleep out this great gap of time
Page 242 - OVER the mountains And over the waves, Under the fountains And under the graves; Under floods that are deepest, Which Neptune obey ; Over rocks that are steepest, Love will find out the way.
Page 35 - Ch'io non son forte ad aspettar la luce Di questa donna, e non so fare schermi Di luoghi tenebrosi, o d