The trapper's bride, and White stone canoe

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Page 129 - O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou...
Page 116 - Are not my days few? Cease then, and let me alone, that I may take comfort a little before I go whence I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death; a land of darkness, as darkness itself, and of the shadow of death, without any order and where the light is as darkness.
Page 151 - O'erhang his wavy bed; Now air is hushed, save where the weak-eyed bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn...
Page 155 - Who flourish'd long in tender bliss, and rear'd A numerous offspring, lovely like themselves, And good, the grace of all the country round.
Page 83 - Care-charmer sleep, son of the sable night, Brother to death, in silent darkness born, Relieve my languish and restore the light; With dark forgetting of my care, return And let the day be time enough to mourn The shipwreck of my ill-adventured youth; Let waking eyes suffice to wail their scorn Without the torment of the night's untruth. Cease, dreams, the images of day-desires...
Page 128 - Amidst this night so wild, And bid him come where now we watch, And breathe upon our child...
Page 21 - ... abstracted from all around, and, o'erleaping time and space, sat in his half-savage wigwam, while around him the busy Moama, and the little miniatures of himself and her, their half white, half dusky complexion speaking their mixed origin, busied themselves about, she preparing his evening meal, they playing merrily in the expectation of sharing it. The wigwam was warm and neat. Conical in its shape and supported by several sturdy poles, outside composed of huge buffalo-hides, within it was wholly...
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Page 97 - COME live with me, and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove That valleys, groves, and hills, and fields. Woods or steepy mountains yields.
Page 154 - Nor waited he reply. Won by the charm Of goodness irresistible, and all In sweet disorder lost, she...

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