The Adventures of a Dramatist on a Journey to the London Managers: In Two Volumes

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Lackington, Allen and Company ... and sold, 1813 - 204 pages
 

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Page 167 - I care not, fortune, what you me deny : You cannot rob me of free nature's grace ; You cannot shut the windows of the sky, Through which Aurora shows her brightening face ; You cannot bar my constant feet to trace The woods and lawns, by living stream, at eve Let health my nerves and finer fibres brace, And I their toys to the great children leave : Of fancy, reason, virtue, nought can me bereave.
Page 181 - How LONG wilt thou forget me, O Lord? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
Page 193 - XIII. 1JOW long wilt thou forget me, O Lord? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me? How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? Consider and hear me...
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