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Page 299 - arc severed, far and wide, By mount and stream and sea, The same fond mother bent at night O'er each fair, sleeping brow; She had each folded flower in sight— Where are those dreamers now?
Page 418 - As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives. Each wife had seven sacks, Each sack had seven cats, Each cat had seven kittens. Kittens, cats, sacks,
Page 82 - one of Moore's poems: .'-Rich and rare were the gems she wore. And a bright gold ring on her wand she bore; But, oh! her beauty was far beyond Her sparkling gems and snow-white wand.
Page 526 - 'Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, but now I know it.
Page 84 - ''There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet.'
Page 522 - For yourself, go out into the river; you will catch a, plentiful supply of fish, whereof the larger part shall be salmon. This I have granted on two conditions—first, that you never fish again on Sundays; secondly, that you pay a tithe of them to the abbey of Westminster.