The British Poets, Including Translations Volume 23, No. 1

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byBritish Poets

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...devious way; ' Ere yet (she cried) ten rolling months are o'er, Must ye be toothers; maids, at least, no more. With you shall soon, O lady fair, prevail A gentle youth, the flower of this fair vale. To Marian, once of Colin Clout the scorn, Shall Bumpkin come, and bumpkinets be born.' Smote to the heart, the maidens marvel'd sore, That ten short months had such events in store; But holding firm, what village maids believe, ' That strife with fate is milking in a sieve;' To prove their prophet true, though to their cost, They justly thought no time was to be lost. These foes to youth, that seek, with dangerous To aid the native weakness of the heart; fart, These miscreants from thy harmless village drive, As wasps felonious from the labouring hive. THB COUNTRY JUSTICE. PART II. ROBERT WILSON CRACROFT, ESQ. Born with a gentle heart, and born to please AVith native goodness, of no fortune vain, The social aspect of inviting ease, The kind opinion, and the sense humane; To thee, my Cracroft, whom, in early youth, With lenient hand and anxious love, I led Through paths where science points to manly truth, And glory gilds the mansions of the dead; To thee this offering of maturer thought, That, since wild Fancy flung the lyre aside, With heedful hand the moral Muse hath wrought, That Muse devotes, and bears with honest pride. Yet not that period of the human year, When Fancy reign'd, shall we with pain review, All Nature's seasons different aspects wear, And now her flowers, and now her fruits are due. Not that in youth we ranged the smiling meads, On Essex' shores the trembling angle play'd, Urging at noon the slow boat in the reeds, That waved their green uncertainty of shade. Nor yet the days consumed in Hackthorn's vale, That lonely on the heath's...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...devious way; ' Ere yet (she cried) ten rolling months are o'er, Must ye be toothers; maids, at least, no more. With you...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217068316

ISBN - 13:9780217068314

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