Malvern; or, The three marriages

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Page 61 - The season's glorious show, Nor would its brightness shine for me, Nor its wild music flow ; But if, around my place of sleep, The friends I love should come to weep, They might not haste to go. Soft airs, and song, and light, and bloom Should keep them lingering by my tomb. These to their...
Page 233 - Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along.
Page 221 - The cypress and her spire; — Of flowers that with one scarlet gleam Cover a hundred leagues, and seem To set the hills on fire.
Page 109 - The wind-flower and the violet, they perished long ago, And the brier-rose and the orchis died amid the summer glow ; But on the hill the golden-rod, and the aster in the wood, And the yellow sunflower by the brook in autumn beauty stood, Till fell the frost from the clear cold heaven, as falls the plague on men, And the brightness of their smile was gone, from upland, glade, and glen.
Page 35 - Fair scenes for childhood's opening bloom, For sportive youth to stray in ; For manhood to enjoy his strength ; And age to wear away in...
Page 1 - Heed not tho' none should call thee fair ; So, Mary, let it be If nought in loveliness compare With what thou art to me. True beauty dwells in deep retreats, Whose veil is unremoved Till heart with heart in concord beats, And the lover is beloved.
Page 22 - If there is one thing I hate more than another, it is such a sneaking varlet as that Dwining !" " Have a care he does not hear you say so,
Page 298 - The longest way round is the shortest way home" provides an indirect answer to the implied titular question "where are you going?
Page 278 - Inquest, he thought the best thing he could do would be to make himself scarce, and relieve them of the trouble of a guest who drank too little to be very profitable. " And did you never return to the neighbourhood, Mr. Hamilton," enquired Flora, " to hear what became of that poor girl ?" " No, Miss Denys ; it was not in my power.

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