The Only Daughter: A Domestic Story, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Colburn, 1839
0 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Contents


Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

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 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 245 - The Gods to their dear shelter take thee, maid, That rightly think'st and hast most rightly said.

Bibliographic information