St. Hubert; or, The trials of Angelina

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Page 188 - tis slander; Whose edge is sharper than the sword ; whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile; whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world : kings, queens, and states, Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave This viperous slander enters.
Page 166 - The chariest maid is prodigal enough, If she unmask her beauty to the moon: Virtue itself scapes not calumnious strokes: The canker galls the infants of the spring, Too oft before their buttons be disclos'd; And in the morn and liquid dew of youth Contagious blastments are most imminent.
Page 215 - And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep...
Page 1 - Who, that bears A human bosom, hath not often felt How dear are all those ties which bind our race In gentleness together, and how sweet Their force, let Fortune's wayward hand the while Be kind or cruel?
Page 37 - The mouldering gateway strews the grass-grown court. Once the calm scene of many a simple sport ; When nature pleased, for life itself was new, And the heart promised what the fancy drew.
Page 226 - Then, pilgrim, turn, thy cares forego, All earth-born cares are wrong ; Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long.
Page 171 - O then for ever haste away, Away from love and me ! Go seek a heart that's like your own, And come no more to me, Donald.
Page 34 - Quickening my truant feet across the lawn : Unheard the shout that rent the noontide air When the slow dial gave a pause to care. Up springs, at every step, to claim a tear, Some little friendship formed and cherished here ; And not the lightest leaf, but trembling teems With golden visions and romantic dreams.
Page 136 - By noting of the lady: I have mark'd A thousand blushing apparitions To start into her face; a thousand innocent shames In angel whiteness beat away those blushes; And in her eye there hath appear'da fire, To burn the errors that these princes hold Against her maiden truth.
Page 6 - and kissing him, " Once again, good Melville, farewell, and pray for thy mistress and thy queen." It was remarked as something extraordinary, that this was the first time in her life that she had ever been known to address a person with the pronoun

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