The Complete Poetical Works Of Thomas Campbell; With An Original Biography, And Notes

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byThomas Campbell

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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. 1854. Excerpt: ... And so, to save myself from kindling, As well as being sued for swindling, I send you back the picture. SONG. I Gave my love a chain of gold Around her neck to bind; She keeps me in a faster hold, And captivates my mind. Methinks that mine's the harder part: Whilst 'neath her lovely chin She carries links outside her heart, My fetters are within! TO MARY SINCLAIR, WITH A VOLUME OF HIS POEMS. Go, simple Book of Ballads, go From Eaton-street, in Pimlico; It is a gift, my love to show--To Mary! And, more its value to increase, I swear, by all the gods of Greece, It cost a seven-shilling piece--My Mary! But what is gold, so bright that looks, Or all the coins of miser's nooks, Compared to be in thy good books--My Mary! Now witness earth, and skies, and main! The book to thee shall appertain; I 'll never ask it back again--My Mary! But what, you say, shall you bestow 1 For, as the world now goes, you know, There always is a quid pro quo--My Mary! I ask not twenty hundred kisses, Nor smile, the lover's heart that blesses, As poets ask from other Misses--My Mary! I ask that, till the day you die, You 'll never pull my wig awry, Nor ever quiz my poetrye--My Mary! IMPROMPTU. IN COMPLUrENT TO THE EXQUISITE SINGING 07 MRS. AU4OP. A Month in summer we rejoice To hear the nightingale's sweet song; But thou--a more enchanting voice--Shalt dwell with us the live year long. Angel of Song! still with us stay! Nor, when succeeding years have shone, Let us thy mansion pass and say, The voice of melody is gone! TO THE COUNTESS AMERIGA VESPUCCI. Descendant of the chief who stamped his name On earth's Hesperian hemisphere--I greet Not only thy hereditary fame, But beauty, wit, and spirit, bold and sweet, That captivates alike, where'er thou art, The British and the Transatlant...

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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. 1854. Excerpt: ... And so, to save myself from kindling, As well as being sued for swindling, I send you back the picture. SONG. I Gave my love a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217623913

ISBN - 13:9780217623919

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