The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of a Wife: A Poem

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D. Appleton, 1903 - 265 pages
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Page 2 - Ille, datis vadibus, qui rure extractus in urbem est, Solos felices viventes clamat in urbe. Caetera de genere hoc (adeo sunt multa) loquacem Delassare valent Fabium. Ne te morer, audi Quo rem deducam. Si quis deus, en ego, dicat, Jam faciam quod vultis : eris tu, qui modo miles, Mercator : tu consultus modo, rusticus.
Page 263 - The village wept — the hamlets round Crowded the consecrated ground ; And waited there to see the end Of Pastor, Teacher, Father, Friend...
Page 2 - When thus the god : How mortals err ! If you true happiness prefer, 'Tis to no rank of life confin'd, But dwells in ev'ry honest mind. Be justice then your sole pursuit : Plant virtue, and content's the fruit.
Page 100 - Or lull'd to slumber by the beating rain, Secure and happy, sink at last to rest' Or if the sun in flaming Leo ride, By shady rivers indolently stray, And with my Delia, walking side by side, Hear how they murmur as they glide away ' What joy to wind along the cool retreat, To stop, and gaze on Delia as I go ! To mingle sweet discourse with kisses sweet, And teach my lovely scholar all I know.
Page 213 - Here at my door a child is laid." ' Well," the Attorney then replied, ' By no law is it specified, ?hat you're oblig'd to take it in.
Page 241 - ... the silk hose then took their turn, Which feet and legs had never worn ; With a canonic suit of black, That had but twice adorn'd his back. His long chin Syntax self had shear'd Of a stiff three days' grisly beard ; Then scrubb'd with soap, whose fine perfume Distill'da fragrance through the room.
Page 2 - ... that avert one pensive hour? You might give avarice its swing, Defraud a nation, blind a king ; Then from the hirelings in your cause, Though daily fed with false applause, Could it a real joy impart? — Great guilt knew never joy at heart. Is happiness your point in view ? (I mean th

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