The mysterious freebooter; or, The days of queen Bess, Volume 2

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Page 160 - But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul...
Page 75 - And thick around the woodland hymns arise. Roused by the cock, the soon-clad shepherd leaves His mossy cottage, where with peace he dwells ; And from the crowded fold, in order, drives His flock, to taste the verdure of the morn.
Page 160 - I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine : But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood.
Page 39 - Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost. Thou sure and firm-set earth...
Page 304 - Can such things be, And overcome us like a summer cloud, Without our special wonder...
Page 130 - ... army appeared before Brixen, it was feared they would commit some excess, and Hormayr immediately issued the following proclamation to tranquillize them. " Faithful Tyroleans ! so true to your religion and so attached to your native country, the greatest pride of my heart is to be your countryman, and the happiest moment of my life is that in which I am able to take a part in your deliverance. " Yes, you have proved yourselves worthy to be free, you have proved that you deserve that constitution...

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