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anguish beauty bend bless blest blush breast breathes bright calm charms cheek cheer classic close cold dark dead death deep despair divine dreams fair fame fancy fate feel fire flower flows fond genius gloom glowing grace grandeur grave grief grove hand haunts hear heart heaven holy hope horror hour hymn influence kind light live lonely look mark memory mind moral muse night NOTE o'er pass passion peace plays pleasures praise pride pure rapture reign rest retired rich rise roll round scarce scene sense shades shed sigh sleep smile soft SOLITUDE song sooth sorrow soul speak spirit strains sublime sweet swells tears tell tender thee thou thought thro touch trace tranquil trembling true truth turns virtue voice wake weep Whence wild wish young youth
Page 144 - To pay the mournful tribute of his tears ? Oh ! he will tell thee, that the wealth of worlds Should ne'er seduce his bosom to forego That sacred hour...
Page 144 - Oh ! he will tell thee, that the wealth of worlds Should ne'er seduce his bosom to forego That sacred hour, when, stealing from the noise Of care and envy, sweet remembrance soothes With Virtue's kindest looks his aching breast, And turns his tears to rapture.
Page 142 - Say, dost thou mourn thy ravish'd mate, That oft enamour'd on thy strains has hung ? Or has the cruel hand of Fate Bereft thee of thy darling young ? Alas, for both I weep...
Page 129 - The attention : backward thro' her mazy walks Guiding the wanton fancy to her scope, To temples, courts or fields ; with all the band Of painted forms, of passions and designs Attendant : whence, if pleasing in itself, The prospect from that sweet accession gains Redoubled influence o'er the listening mind.
Page 131 - Latini, et quo quemque modo fugiatque feratque laborem. sunt geminae Somni portae, quarum altera fertur cornea, qua veris facilis datur exitus umbris, altera candenti perfecta nitens elephanto, sed falsa ad caelum mittunt insomnia Manes.
Page 150 - ... of millions are devoted to the service of a despotic prince, whose laws are blindly obeyed, and whose wishes are instantly gratified. Our imagination is dazzled by the splendid picture; and whatever may be the cool dictates of reason, there are few among us who would obstinately refuse a trial of the comforts and the cares of royalty.