Zatahra, Or, The Sorceress of Brussels: A Metrical Tale

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S.W. Partridge, 1872 - 348 pages
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Page 249 - ... To those who mingle in this outer world, And where she, even then, had sometimes thought That, should some unforeseen misfortune rob That world of the attractions now possessed, She would within its sacred walls retire, And join its blest and happy Sisterhood. CANTO XX. THE DANGEROUS EXPERIMENT. " There is a time for all things under the sun." There is a time for sorrow's part, A time for mirth and song, But oft the erring human heart That season judgeth wrong; For impulse heeds not reason's...
Page 315 - My lips the secrets should reveal. I pine to see the happy day That bears me from its scenes away. There is a staircase, dark and long, Which I am ne'er allowed to wind, The chambers which to it belong — They say — are to the sick assigned; But — more than once — when lingering near, A shriek has met my startled ear. I would not harbour thoughts unmeet, But, not long since, a sister died: They laid the garland at her feet, She wore, when vowed a heavenly bride; But when they happy deem the...
Page 328 - His presence they drew nigh — Once more to hear His sacred voice, Once more to meet His gracious eye. Thoughts, such as these, with...

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