Collected Poems (volume 1)

Paperback | January 6, 2012

byAustin Dobson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1895. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ESSAYS IN OLD FRENCH FORMS. "They are a school to win The fair French daughter to learn English in; And, graced with her song, To make the language sweet upon her tongue." Ben Jonson, Underwoods. As, to the pipe, with rhythmic feet In windings of some old-world dance, The smiling couples cross and meet, Join hands, and then in line advance, So, to these fair old tunes of France, Through all their maze of to and fro. The light-heeled numbers laughing go, Retreat, return, and ere they flee, One moment pause in panting row, And seem to say -- Vos plaudite I ROSE-LEAVES. "Sans peser. -- Sans rester." A KISS. OSE kissed me to-day. v Will she kiss me to-morrow? Let it be as it may, Rose kissed me to-day. But the pleasure gives way To a savour of sorrow; -- Rose kissed me to-day, -- Will she kiss me to-morrow? In the School of Coquettes Madam Rose is a scholar : -- O, they fish with all nets In the School of Coquettes I When her brooch she forgets 'Tis to show her new collar; In the School of Coquettes Madam Rose is a scholar1 CIRCE. A TEAR. There's a tear in her eye, -- Such a clear little jewel I What can make her cry? There's a tear in her eye. "Puck, has killed a big fly, -- And it's horribly cruel ;" There's a tear in her eye, -- Such a clear little jewel 1 A GREEK GIFT. Here's a present for Rose, How pleased she is looking I Is it verse ?-- is it prose? Here's a present for Rose 1 "Plats" "Entries" and "Rdts," -- Why, it's "Gouffe on Cooking " I Here's a present for Rose, How pleased she is looking! "URCEUS EXIT." I Intended an Ode, And it turned to a Sonnet. It began a la mode, I intended an Ode; But Rose crossed the road In her latest new bonnet; I intended an Ode; And it turned to a Sonnet. "PERSICOS ODI." T^AVUS, I detest Orient display; Wreaths on l...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1895. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ESSAYS IN OLD FRENCH FORMS. "They are a school to win The fair French daughter to learn English in; And, graced with her son...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217825788

ISBN - 13:9780217825788

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