Musings of a Recluse (Classic Reprint)
Fb&c Limited, 2018 M01 25 - 188 pages
Excerpt from Musings of a Recluse
One pretty prattler folds my arm, Another, climbs my trembling knee; And, gazing in their gentle eyes, I see the drops they weep for me!
I try to take them in my arms, (dear obj ects of parental love!) In vain! I cannot clasp their charms, My stubborn joints refuse to move.
I try to hug them to my heart, That each 'may be a nestler there But grief hath dried its fountains up, And, on the ruin, broods despair.
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