Lara, a tale

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Página 19 - A thing of dark imaginings, that shaped By choice the perils he by chance escaped ; But 'scaped in vain, for in their memory yet His mind would half exult and half regret...
Página 39 - Night wanes — the vapours round the mountains curl'd, Melt into morn, and Light awakes the world. Man has another day to swell the past, And lead him near to little, but his last ; But mighty Nature bounds as from her birth, The sun is in the heavens, and life on earth ; Flowers in the valley, splendour in the beam, Health on the gale, and freshness in the stream. Immortal man ! behold her glories shine, And cry, exulting inly,
Página 7 - A high demeanour, and a glance that took Their thoughts from others by a single look ; And that sarcastic levity of tongue, The stinging of a heart the world hath stung...
Página 11 - It was the night— and Lara's glassy stream The stars are studding, each with imaged beam; So calm, the waters scarcely seem to stray, And yet they glide like happiness away; Reflecting far and fairy-like from high The immortal lights that live along the sky: Its banks are fringed with many a goodly tree, And flowers the fairest that may feast the bee : Such in her chaplet infant Dian wove, And Innocence would offer to her love. These deck the shore ; the waves their channel make In windings bright...
Página 4 - Left by his sire, too young such loss to know, Lord of himself; — that heritage of woe, That fearful empire which the human breast But holds to rob the heart within of rest!— VOL.
Página 11 - All was so still, so soft in earth and air, You scarce would start to meet a spirit there...
Página 18 - That smile might reach his lip, but passed not by. None e'er could trace its laughter to his eye: Yet there was softness too in his regard. At times, a heart as not by nature hard, But once...
Página 20 - He called on Nature's self to share the shame, And charged all faults upon the fleshly form She gave to clog the soul, and feast the worm ; Till he at last confounded good and ill, And half mistook for fate the acts of will : "• a Too high for common selfishness, he could At times resign his own for others...
Página 22 - If greeted once; however brief the date That friendship, pity, or aversion knew, Still there within the inmost thought he grew, You could not penetrate his soul, but found, Despite your wonder, to your own he wound ; His presence haunted still ; and from the breast He forced an all unwilling interest ; 380 Vain was the struggle in that mental net, His spirit seemed to dare you to forget ! XX.

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