My dream, and other poems, by S. and E. Hersee

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byS. Hersee

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...blue, When a fairy-like voice, as harmonious as new, Breathed in numbers of Melody's own. Who art thou, restless one, Mourning for joys by-gone? Hast thou not learnt that the brightest must flee J Sunny skies will be changed, Sweetest flow'rs grow estranged,--Sigh not, then, lone one, so wearily! I love not the gay parterre, Bitterness lurketh there,--Roses may bloom near the wormwood's dark tree; Turn, then, from scenes of guile, Pine not for Falsehood's smile,--And I will chant to thee merrily. Mine is a cool retreat Where the wild breezes meet, Bearing sweet perfumes--their tribute to me,--I bathe in the dews of night, Joy in the morning light, Arid sunbeams shine on me cheerily. SUNSHINE AND SHADE. 71 Mourner! forget thy care, My lonely bower share, The " moonlight of Friendship" our beacon shall be; Come, then, poor wand'rer! come, Dwell in my quiet home, Where thou shalt rest thee so peacefully. Thus the Violet sang, and her ling'ring strains hung On the wind, as if loth to depart--Ev'n Echo was mute, as she listened for more, While Peace, such Sb he never cherished before, Shed its balm o'er the wounds of his heart. Now he's tranquilly resting in Solitude's bower, Not of storm, nor of falsehood, afraid,--And the butterfly's day-dream this lesson hath taught--That the Friendship of sunshine is ever worth naught If it bear not the test of the shadt. si. THE WAYWARD GIRL. I am resolved to hare ray way, Although Papa refuses; I'm sure I will not stay at home,--He may say what he chooses! If I but speak one single word Across the room he paces,--I do not care, I'll have my way;--I will go to the Races! My brother and my brother's wife Are coming here to-morrow,--She has a splendid India shawl, Which I'll contrive to borrow. THE WAYWARD...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...blue, When a fairy-like voice, as harmonious as new, Breathed in numbers of Melody's own. Who art thou, restles...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217514308

ISBN - 13:9780217514309

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