Willie Waly, and Other Poems

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Page 168 - Oh, Sir ! the good die first, And they whose hearts are dry as summer dust Burn to the socket.
Page 183 - Other friends remain,' That 'Loss is common to the race' — And common is the commonplace, And vacant chaff well meant for grain. That loss is common would not make My own less bitter, rather more: Too common! Never morning wore To evening, but some heart did break.
Page 101 - Oppressed with grief, oppressed with care, ^j?t 56. A burden more than I can bear, I sit me down and sigh : Oh life ! thou art a galling load, Along a rough and weary road, To wretches such as I...
Page 33 - Read as an instance the following lines, so unlike anything that we meet with in the productions of the present day. " Had we never lov'd sae blindly, " Had we never lov'd sae kindly, " Never met or never parted, " We had ne'er been broken-hearted.

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