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Page xxx - MY WHOLE When Nature lay in silent sleep, And Darkness brooded on the deep, Before the morning stars had sung, Or ever seraph's harp was strung, Ere Brahma wakened from his dream, Or India was, I reigned supreme.
Page vii - No longer for the Roman dame My second from my first is brought ; Where once the Roman legions fought No terror has the Roman name ; My whole is master of the soil, And reaps in peace the fruits of toil.
Page xlix - t would seem ; No mouse would fright, no tramp appall me ; T would be just lovely as a dream, And all the girls my fourth would call me.
Page lxix - To spell a word of six, Two letters might suffice ; That word defines the rest, It makes a virtue vice. Those letters two, reversed, Reveal his name who laid His head upon the block, By woman false betrayed.
Page lix - FROM tennis courts my first ascends ; My second in commotion ends. No martyr's crown my whole secured, Who worse than martyrdom endured ; They found who tore his limbs apart A lady's image at his heart.
Page xxiii - s happy when the tide is in, He never seeks my whole to raise, His taste is worthy of all praise. Yet such existence who would wish to live Long as my last presents alternative...
Page xxii - MY first the anxious mother often hears ; My second is the vaunted cup that cheers ; When coming through my third, two bodies met ; Before you ride, my fourth you have to get.