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Page 236 - Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field; let us lodge in the villages. Let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine flourish, whether the tender grape appear, and the pomegranates bud forth: there will I give thee my loves.
Page x - The entrenchments were opened, and, on the sixteenth, the enemy surrendered. The garrison was allowed to march out with the honours of war, and to be transported with their effects to Louisbourg, at the expense of the king of Great Britain, on condition of not bearing arms for six months. The name of fort Beausejour was now changed to Cumberland.
Page 178 - I'd court thy palliative aid no more; No more I'd sue that thou shouldst spread, Thy spell around my aching head, But would conjure thee to impart Thy balsam for a broken heart; And by thy soft Lethean power, ( Inestimable flower) Burst these terrestrial bonds, and other regions try.
Page 178 - E'en languid Hope no more is mine, And I will sing of thee alone ; Unless perchance the attributes of Grief, The cypress bud and willow leaf, Their pale funereal foliage blend with thine. •Hail, lovely blossom ! thou canst ease The wretched victims of Disease ; Canst close those weary eyes in gentle sleep, Which never open but to weep ; For oh ! thy potent charm Can agonizing Pain disarm ; Expel imperious Memory from her seat, And bid the throbbing heart forget to beat.
Page 113 - Talibus orabat dictis, arasque tenebat, cum sic orsa loqui vates : ' Sate sanguine divom, 125 Tros Anchisiade, facilis descensus Averno ; noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis ; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est.
Page 268 - ... kingdom ; and by his command I announce to you that you shall be crowned in the city of Rheims, and shall become his lieutenant in the realm of France.
Page 204 - The man's wife, who beheld the dreadful scene, took her two children, and threw them at the feet of the enraged animal, saying, /Since you have slain my husband, take my life also, as well as that of my children.
Page 152 - We are told that the heart of man is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
Page 316 - and doubt not but thou wilt bring back with thee thy companion ; and tell Talbot, that if he will arm himself, I will do the same, and let him come before the walls of the town, and if he can take me, he may burn me ; and if I discomfit him, let him raise the siege, and return unto his own native country.