Poems Volume 2

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJames Grahame

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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. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...Hadst thou but known how open was my ear To listen to the faintest prayer of love Urged by thy lips; how open were these arms To clasp thee to this breast; how my heart leaped With ardent hope one day to feel thine beat With mutual throb!--May be he yet does live. O, if he lives, feigning henceforth begone. Perhaps he feigns, and I am but the step--What if he loves the Queen--And sometimes I have thought her Highness' voice Was softer toned to him than other men. Enter Douglas, and kneels. Doug. Feign! no! Adel. God!--Falling, Douglas supports her. Douglas! no! Douglas thou art not: None of that name was ever treacherous found; No Douglas ever would have lain in wait To hear the ravings of a simple maid. Doug. Hear me, fair Adelaide! dear lad v, hear me! VOL. II. I I did not lie in wait with the design To hear your words. When I had hither come, I knew not who inhabited this place, Or friend or foe; wherefore I thought it best To take the advantage of the woodland shelter, Until I learned whether it would be safe To come more near. Just then I heard a voice, Of which, although I oft had heard the tones, Its music was so new to me, I thought it could not be but that I dreamed, Till by degrees I waked indeed to bliss. Add. But Douglas, Douglas, say you heard me not; The Cluden's rushing roar was all so loud, You could not hear. Doug. Some words indeed I lost: But did you not my name reiterate In such a voice as told you loved the sound? Did you not say Do not I see that blush? Adel. I'll hide it, Douglas, in thy arms. But you are wounded? Doug. No, I escaped unhurt, To be (how little did I think) most blest. Add. And how did you escape--O Douglas, how? Doug. While thus you speak--I cannot think of what--Of what is past; the present...

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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. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...Hadst thou but known how open was my ear To listen to the faintest prayer of love Urged by thy lips; how open w...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217783899

ISBN - 13:9780217783897

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