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Page 287 - WHEN the British warrior queen, Bleeding from the Roman rods, Sought, with an indignant mien, Counsel of her country's gods ; Sage beneath the spreading oak Sat the Druid, hoary chief; Every burning word he spoke Full of rage, and full of grief.
Page 288 - Other Romans shall arise, heedless of a soldier's name; Sounds, not arms, shall win the prize, harmony the path to fame. " Then the progeny that springs from the forests of our land, Armed with thunder, clad with wings, shall a wider world command. Regions Csesar never knew thy posterity shall sway ; Where his eagles never flew, none invincible as they.
Page 267 - ... of a king, and of a king of England too ; and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince of Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realm ! To which, rather than any dishonour...
Page 239 - Orsini lived ; and long might'st thou have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something, Something he could not find, he knew not what.
Page 233 - Whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or takes off the relish of spiritual things; in short, whatever increases the strength and authority of your body over your mind; that thing is sin to you, however innocent it may be in itself.
Page 126 - I care not, fortune, what you me deny : You cannot rob me of free nature's grace ; You cannot shut the windows of the sky, Through which Aurora shows her brightening face ; You cannot bar my constant feet to trace The woods and lawns, by living stream, at eve Let health my nerves and finer fibres brace, And I their toys to the great children leave : Of fancy, reason, virtue, nought can me bereave.
Page 248 - On Christmas eve the bells were rung, On Christmas eve the mass was sung : That only night in all the year Saw the stoled priest the chalice rear. The damsel donned her kirtle sheen : The hall was dressed with holly green ; Forth to the wood did merrymen go, To gather in the mistletoe. Then...
Page 142 - THAT day of wrath, that dreadful day, When heaven and earth shall pass away, What power shall be the sinner's stay ? How shall he meet that dreadful day...
Page 125 - The Blessing of my later years Was with me when a boy : She gave me eyes, she gave me ears ; And humble cares, and delicate fears ; A heart, the fountain of sweet tears ; And love, and thought, and joy.