Poems by the most eminent ladies of Great Britain and Ireland. Re-publ. from the collection of G. Colman and B. Thornton, with alterations


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49 ページ - I hear the solemn sound, Which midnight echoes waft around, And sighing gales repeat. Fav'rite of Pallas! I attend, And, faithful to thy summons, bend At Wisdom's awful seat.
179 ページ - farewell ! no more Shall Death disturb your mirthful hour : And farther, to avoid all blame Of cruelty upon my name, To give you time for preparation, And fit you for your future station, Three several warnings you shall have, Before...
96 ページ - Nor ease, nor peace, that heart can know, That, like the needle true, Turns at the touch of joy or woe; But, turning, trembles too.
179 ページ - Nor once perceived his growing old, Nor thought of Death as near; His friends not false, his wife no shrew, Many his gains, his children few, He...
179 ページ - Quit your sweet bride and come with me." " With you ! and quit my Susan's side...
29 ページ - But if thine unrelenting heart That slender boon deny, The cheerful light, the vital air, Are blessings widely given; Let Nature's commoners enjoy The common gifts of Heaven. The well-taught philosophic mind To all compassion gives; Casts round the world an equal eye, and feels for all that lives.
179 ページ - I'll quit my prey, And grant a kind reprieve ; In hopes you'll have no more to say ; But, when I call again this way, Well pleased the world will leave.
29 ページ - See TITIANA driving to the park! Hark ! let us follow, 'tis not yet too dark ; In her all beauties of the fpring are feen, Her cheeks are rofy, and her mantle green. PATCH. See TINTQRETTA to the opera goes!
49 ページ - That breathes no wild desires : But taught by thy unerring rules, To shun the fruitless wish of fools, To nobler views aspires.
96 ページ - Oh, hafte to fhed the facred balm! My fhatter'd nerves new firing; And for my gueft, ferenely calm, The nymph, Indifference, bring. At her approach, fee Hope, fee Fear, See Expectation fly ; And Difappointment in the rear, That blafts the promis'd joy. The tear which pity taught to flow, The eye fhall then difown: The heart that melts for others woe, Shall then fcarce feel its own.