Select Miscellaneous Productions, of Mrs. Day, and Thomas Day, Esq., in Verse and Prose: Also, Some Detached Pieces of Poetry

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Page 2 - Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village Hampden that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood. Th...
Page 13 - And own myself a man; to see our senators Cheat the deluded people with a show Of liberty, which yet they ne'er must taste of; They say by them our hands are free from fetters, Yet whom they please they lay in basest bonds...
Page 9 - With her the kindred powers of harmony, The deep recesses of the grove shall trace, And hang with flowers each consecrated tree. Blithe Fancy too shall spread her glittering plumes, She loves the white cliffs of Britannia's isle, She loves the spot where infant Genius blooms, She loves the spot where Peace and Freedom smile.

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